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Texas history memorialized at San Jacinto

Posted: Saturday, November 22, 2008 11:00 pm

Suspended 489-feet in the air inside the San Jacinto Monument observation floor, a striking view pans over the San Jacinto River and marshlands to the north, the Fred Hartman Bridge to the east, the San Jacinto Battleground to the south, and the smoking stacks of Texas' captain's of industry to the west.

On a clear day, the Houston skyline can be made out in the distance — which is about 25 miles away.

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