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Fort Anahuac was a combination Mexican fort and custom house on Galveston Bay near the mouth of the Trinity River. In November 1830 Col. Juan Davis Bradburnqv chose the site for the fort and its town on a bluff, called Perry's Point since 1816, overlooking the entrance to the Trinity River. Texan insurgents under Col. Francis White Johnson attacked the fort on June 10-12, 1832, to rescue Travis. The troops dismantled the fort when they left in July 1832, and a fire in November gutted the wooden parts. The wooden calaboose was burned in December 1832, and practical residents removed bricks for fireplaces and foundations. Some traces remain at the park.

Location: 5 Main Street, Anahuac Texas

Other History nearby:
(Houston) Allen's Landing/Old Market Square
(Houston) American Funeral Service Museum
(Galveston) Ashton Villa
(Galveston) Bishop's Palace
(Bridge City) Bridge City Historical Museum
(Houston) Christ Church Cathedral

10/15 Coming to The Anahuac area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.


Texas Rice Festival Winnie TX October2-6 Bar-B-Que Cook-off Weekend, Horseshoe & Washer Pitching Tournaments, Rice Run 5k & Kids Fun Run, Queen’s Coronation & Street Dance
Houston Italian Festival Houston TX October10-13 Fiesta Italiana! Bringing Italian culture to life.
Texas Renaissance Festival Plantersville TX October12-December1 Men and women decked out in the latest in 16th century Renaissance garb, jousting, juggling, dancing and feasting at the King's banquet hall.