The Official San Jacinto Day Ceremony, commemorating the 172nd Anniversary of the Battle of San Jacinto, will occur on Monday, April 21, 2008 at 11:00 a.m. at the San Jacinto Monument, San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site. The principal speaker will be Jesús F. de la Teja, Ph.D., Texas State Historian. The Master of Ceremonies will be Ron Stone, Jr. A musical prelude will be provided by the La Porte High School Wind Ensemble.
* The Daughters of the Republic of Texas will present Scholarships to winners of their essay contest.
* The Sons of the Republic of Texas will present Scholarships to winners of their essay contest.
* Awards will be presented sailors from the U.S.S. SAN JACINTO and the U.S.S. TEXAS
* General Houston's Battle Report.
* Salute by the Texas Army.
* Laying of Commemorative Wreath.
Oh yeah: a re-enactment of the battle as part of the San Jacinto Festival is set for Saturday, April 26.
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