Historical Marker


Fort Anahuac

Marker Erected 1936
Marker Located at Fort Anahuac Park


Marker Text:

On this site first known as Perry's Point, a fort, established in 1830 by General Manuel Mier y Teran for the purpose of halting Anglo-American colonization was named Anahuac, the Aztec name of Mexico City, then the capital of Texas. The imprisonment here of settlers in Austin's colony brought the first open rebellion to Mexican rule in 1832.

Marker Number: 9124
Subject Codes: FT; ML; TI (Fort, Military, Texas Independence)
Marker Size: 36' Centennial - Subject Marker (gray)
UTM Zone: 15
UTM Easting: 336781
UTM Northing: 3292914