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Fort San Jacinto Historic Point

Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Don't bother.

Drive to the end of the Seawall if you must but don't expect much. Yes, you can see the cruise... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Sunny B
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Galveston, Texas
Nice place to watch boats and ships

There is not much left of the fort but my husband and I visit the point every time we go to... read more

Reviewed 28 March 2018
M J
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Austin, Texas
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Mar 28, 2018
“Nice place to watch boats and ships”
Apr 9, 2018
“Don't bother.”
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Seawall Boulevard, Galveston, Galveston Island, TX 77550
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Drive to the end of the Seawall if you must but don't expect much. Yes, you can see the cruise ships and cargo vessels in the ship channel but what's left of the fort is a pile of rubble and trash everywhere. Lots of feral...More

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Reviewed 28 March 2018

There is not much left of the fort but my husband and I visit the point every time we go to Galveston. There are usually several fishermen there and folks like us just watching the boats and ships go by. There is no fee for...More

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Reviewed 21 March 2018

Only the gun emplacement remains. You climb up and look our onto Galveston Bay and the Houston ship channel. If you are saying "Bon Voyage" to passengers on one of the many cruise ships that depart Galveston Harbor (Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday at...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

The location is at the northeastern tip of Galveston island. We were hoping for much more. It seems that when the Fort was decommissioned, it was demolished. We almost missed it until we saw the small plaque on the side of the road. The concrete...More

Thank Carol A
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

Not much left, but with a little imagination you can see why coastal defense artillery was stationed here from the times of the Texas Revolution, through the US Civil War and up through World War II.

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