Marker Details

Vince's Bridge

North Richey Street

Pasadena , 77056

D.R.T. Marker No. 18 of 20; Louis Lenz Inventory # 06 of 71, in 1959 notes that some lettering knocked off with rocks or small rifle pellets; San Jacinto Chapter, Daughter of the Republic of Texas 1912, pink granite block; per Lenz Inventory on the right descending bank of Vince's Bayou at the point where the bridge on Crown-Hill Cemetery Road crosses the bayou
Directions: six tenths mile north of SH 225 on North Rickey Road; watch for brown Historical Marker sign two tenths mile north of SH 225 where road Y's into West Richey

Key Time Period: 1836 - 1845 Republic of Texas

Corretions/New Research:

Marker Text:
No 18 Site Vince's Bridge destroyed by Military permission, April 21, 1836 by Deaf Smith, John Coker, Denmore Reves, John Garner, John Rainwater, Moses Lapham, V. P. Alsbury, this heroic deed is believed to have insured the capture of Santa Anna
Marker Type: D.R.T. granite
Historical Org: Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Key Map Information: 536 C

GPS Coordinates: 29 43.163, 95 13.208

Precinct No: 2

Marker No: 00318