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Recently took the crossing. Wait was about 20 minutes, ride was short. But notice a lot of water traffic. Appears as though the Captain looks for a spot to cross based on water traffic. You stay in you car on this ride.
might wait 30 or 40 mins, BUT it's the short way into the MONUMENT (Jacinta).
April 21, 1836 defeat of the Mexican army by Sam Houston et al.
Right there at St Jacinta.
Cross the Houston shipping channel the OLD way.
One could use...More
In 1822 Nathaniel Lynch began using a flat-bed boat powered by a hand-pulled rope to ferry people and horses across the confluence of the San Jacinto River and Buffalo Bayou (1080 feet). Lynch's ferry played an important role in the war for Texas independence in...More
We found this treasure by accident, but what an exciting addition to a night out for dinner. It is just a short couple minute trip across to the other side but it is exciting what with all the barge traffic going by.
There are limousine buses and RVs all over the quarter and n’orleans. Once you get away from the large parking lots along the levee in the quarter availability of spaces is questionable for anything larger than a car. The... More
There are limousine buses and RVs all over the quarter and n’orleans. Once you get away from the large parking lots along the levee in the quarter availability of spaces is questionable for anything larger than a car. The rest of the city you’d have to do some research.
It is a short, historic and free ride. TheTexans (led by Sam Houston) and the Mexican army (led by Santa Ana) had crossed the bayou (now Houston Ship Channel) for the decisive final battle that the Texans won which led to... More
It is a short, historic and free ride. TheTexans (led by Sam Houston) and the Mexican army (led by Santa Ana) had crossed the bayou (now Houston Ship Channel) for the decisive final battle that the Texans won which led to creation of the republic of Texas.
San Jacinto Monument and battleship Texas are on the south side while Baytown / Highlands / Channelview are on the north side.
The ferry is also used as an alternative to Fred Hartman Bridge or Washburn Tunnel to cross the ship channel by commuters living on one side and working on the other.
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