Fort Anahuac

Marker Title : Fort Anahuac
Address : Fort Anahuac Park
City : Anahuac
County : Chambers
Year Marker Erected : 1936
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.

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