On this day in 1836, Texas forces won the battle of San Jacinto, the concluding military event of the Texas Revolution. Facing General Santa Anna's Mexican army of some 1,200 men encamped in what is...(Read More)
WEST HAMILTON, TEXAS. West Hamilton is two miles west of East Hamilton and nineteen miles southeast of Center in southeastern Shelby County. In 1946 West Hamilton was a rural school and church community. In 1988 the community still had a church, a cemetery, and widely scattered residences.
Cecil Harper, Jr.
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