Historical Marker


Fort Anahuac

Military Site


Site Name: Fort Anahuac
Site Date: Established 1830
County: Chambers

Files at the THC: Correspondence, articles, historical documents, copy of NR nomination, pamphlets and historical background

Photographs: BW prints

Site Description: Mexican fort established to collect customs and prevent unauthorized settlement in East Texas; taken by Travis and 25 men in 1835, in a precursor to the Texas Revolu- tion.

Site Number(s): 41CH226