Historical Marker

General Zachary Taylor

Historical marker location:
Sarita, Texas
( from Sarita, take US 77 S about 7.5 miles. Marker size: 1936 Centennial Marker (gray granite). )

Under this tree General Zachary Taylor, commanding the Expeditionary Army of the United States sent to Texas in 1845, encamped on March 15, 1846, while en route with his troops from Corpus Christi to the Rio Grande.

Marker year: 1936

As one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC), historical markers commemorate diverse topics in Texas history, including: the history and architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, and military sites; events that changed the course of local and state history; and individuals who have made lasting contributions to our state, community organizations, and businesses.