Monday, March 2, 2015
Deer Park and the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site Monument
The town of Deer Park was founded in 1892, with the town's being named Deer Park due to its proximity to a deer preserve.
Deer Park is the Texas town closest to the San Jacinto Battleground Site, as such, Deer Park bills itself as "The Birthplace of Texas."
Deer Park is near the Houston Ship Channel and Buffalo Bayou, which allows the Battleship Texas to be docked as part of the 1,200 acre San Jacinto Battleground Site.
For more information about Deer Park and the San Jacinto Battleground State Historic Site go to our Eyes on Texas entry about Deer Park.