The San Jacinto Monument and Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP
The San Jacinto Monument is embedded within the Belt Harris Pechacek, LLLP logo as to us it represents the local governments that we serve. The San Jacinto Monument pays tribute to the men who gave their lives during the Texas Revolution and is located on the San Jacinto battleground where the final battle was fought giving rise to the birth of Texas. Accordingly, all the counties, cities, school districts and other local governments which we serve were ultimately established by the Republic of Texas and its successor, the State of Texas.
Where is the tallest monument in the world located?
The Washington Monument is one of the most iconic symbols in the world and reaches skyward 555 feet. The Juche Tower in North Korea, which commemorated Kim II-Sung’s 70th birthday in 1982 is 560 feet tall, five feet taller than the Washington Monument. Kim II-Sung, like many Texans, didn’t realize the San Jacinto Monument is taller than the Washington Monument, which likely resulted in him falling three feet short of building the tallest monument in the world. The San Jacinto Monument remains the tallest monument in the world at 567 feet and is located by the Houston ship channel in the shadows of Deer Park, La Porte, Pasadena and Baytown.