February 5, 2010 by: Melissa Galvez
on their Most Endangered Historic Places list. The group says that the LaPorte battle field needs a
comprehensive plan to keep it from falling prey to the 21st century. Melissa Galvez has the story.
That's Jan DeVault, President of the Friends of the San Jacinto Battlefield. Her organization
is working with Preservation Texas to raise awareness of the need for better planning around
the historic site. They're concerned about development encroaching on the battlefield, as well
as pollution from nearby industry. DeVault says the group does not oppose building in the area,
but wants to preserve the 19th century character of the landscape."
Hear the fuller segment at http://app1.kuhf.org/houston_public_radio-news-display.php?articles_id=1265405384
Thursday, February 11, 2010
San Jacinto Battleground Designated Endangered
From KUHF: San Jacinto Battlefield Named an Endangered Historic Site