Mexico, who was also under Spanish rule, got it's independence in 1821, hence Texas became part of Mexico. Not long after that the Texians,as they were called, used it as a fort. This fort was pivotal in the Texians battle with Mexico for their Independence. Although, they lost that battle and the men within were all killed. Enough about Texas History.
It is a very visited place, if for nothing else... it is a great photo op.
They even have boat rides,and dinner boats as well. You can read about it: HERE
Why you might even find a wedding going on. Did we go on a boat ride?
Of course we did, and thoroughly enjoyed it, and the whole weekend as well!.