La Salle Monument

La Salle Monument
KEVIN STILLMAN/TXDOT

The French arrived in Texas led by René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de la Salle. He was seeking the mouth of the Mississippi River, but mistakenly brought his fleet to Matagorda Bay. One of La Salle's men murdered him near present-day Navasota.

On Texas 105 downtown.

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La Salle Monument

Navasota, TX
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Directions: On Texas 105 downtown.