Wednesday, October 25, 2006

2007 San Jacinto Symposium

The date for the 2007 Battle of San Jacinto Symposium has been set for Saturday, April 14, 2007. This will be the seventh annual San Jacinto Symposium. Each year the symposium brings in some of the country's top Texas historians to discuss all aspects of the Texas Revolution and the Battle of San Jacinto where Texas won its independence from Mexico on April 21, 1836.

The seventh San Jacinto symposium promises to be a contentious affair with speakers facing off on various factions inside the Texas Revolution including Indians, land speculation and slavery, the Texas Rangers, and women. Speakers will include Dr. Gary Clayton Anderson, Dr. Paula M. Marks, Dr. Fred L. McGhee, and authors Stephen L. Moore and C. David Pomeroy, Jr. Dr. James A. Crisp returns as moderator.

The $45.00 registration fee covers the symposium, lunch and parking. The San Jacinto Symposium will be held at the Hilton Hotel and Conference Center at the University of Houston in Houston, Texas from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. for more information, write:

2007 Battle of San Jacinto Symposium
P.O. Box 940536
Houston, Texas 77094-7536

Phone: (281) 496-1488


Photograph: San Jacinto Monument at night. STARS OVER TEXAS © Paulwolf

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