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Sam Houston Statue

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Address: 1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Great place to stop and learn a little history of the state of Texas. There is lots of free parking at the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor Center so that you don't have to park on... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Jill G
Austin, Texas
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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to stop and learn a little history of the state of Texas. There is lots of free parking at the Sam Houston Statue and Visitor Center so that you don't have to park on the interstate. Beautiful area and fun for all ages to have your picture taken with Big Sam!

Thank Jill G
Silver Springs, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Being a native Texan, we know the history of Sam Houston. But, it is great to have such an impressive statue to remind us of our heritage. This is a beautiful setting right adjacent to Northbound I-45. Unfortunately, the proximity to the interstate detracts from the natural beauty and sounds of the park. It is definitely worth the time and... More 

Thank HoopFL
Frederick, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Beutiful well taken care of statue great site. It is definitely a learning experience.. everyone should check it out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

I have driven by this statue and seen pictures, but today was the first to stop and go see it. It is amazing! I can't believe I did come here sooner.

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Vicksburg, Michigan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

It was amazing to stand in front of this giant statue. Really was neat to see. Quite a tribute to Sam Houston!

Thank Candeverm
Prosper, Texas
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12 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to stop along I45 for a nice break. Just off the highway you can get to see big Sam up close and learn a little Texas history in the process. The Statue is very impressive and beautifully situated among the pines. Picnic tables are located within the grounds with great shade from the trees if... More 

Thank Mark M
Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

I love that feeling of cresting the hill at the mile 106 marker, driving north on I-45, and seeing Sam way in the distance. An impressive landmark as one approaches. Used to be quiet, but the increasing population in this area has made it progressively more overrun. Watch out for the dangerous and illegal parking on the shoulder of the... More 

Thank Mark S
Longview, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Larger than life statue of the HWY of Sam Houston. Stop and snap a picture. Unbelievable how large is

Thank Angela D
Coldspring, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

History on the Highway -- currently they are giving the old man a cleaning and keeping him in tip-top shape. I thoroughly enjoyed reading the history and seeing this impressive sight.

Thank debsan55
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

On our way to Houston.....that was too cool. And the young people had never seen or heard about him. Great llsode attraction.

Thank Deanna J

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