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Sam Houston Statue

1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
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This was a cool statue with free entry. It's great to break up driving time! The bathrooms were... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Cody, Wyoming
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Must See Big Sam

Worth the time! Beautiful surroundings and easy to get to for a closeup view and pictures. Big Sam... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2016
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX
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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

This was a cool statue with free entry. It's great to break up driving time! The bathrooms were very dirty, though. It's a onetime place to visit.

Thank jazzimonbz
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Worth the time! Beautiful surroundings and easy to get to for a closeup view and pictures. Big Sam, as the locals call him, is a very large statue, and there are several informational stations. Great for anyone to see and especially all the history buffs.

1  Thank kimlac
Reviewed 30 July 2016

You see the statue from I-45, but there's nothing to compare to seeing it up close from the park. It has a nice picnic area which is a pleasant place to stop between Houston and Dallas. Our grandkids love looking for the statue whenever we...More

1  Thank Christi T
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

This huge white stone statue catches you off guard as you are driving down the Texas I-45. We actually exited and turned around to see the statue and let our girls learn more about Texas history.

1  Thank Badluck711
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

I saw this statue while driving from Houston to Dallas- it's colossal and attracts lots of people. I do think that it's odd for them to have placed it so close to the highway though! I was one of the many cars whizzing by so...More

Thank Katherine H
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

My son is a senior this year and wants to go into Criminal Justice so we toured SHSU. After some research I was surprised to learn that for CJ it's the top school in TX and often ranked within the top 10 for the nation....More

Thank DJCorliss
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Very huge monument of a person that is admired by Texans. Well loved and much history concerning Mr. Sam Houston.

Thank Tammy W
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

I'd driven passed here several times and always meant to stop by, adventually did. Was only there about 15 mins but was definitely worth it. There is a reasonably sized car park and picnic tables scattered around. There is a visitor center but I went...More

1  Thank St_matty
Reviewed 26 June 2016

It's worth stopping to get out of the car and stretch your legs. You can see the statue from the highway but you need to see it up close to see how huge it is. There is a little path you take to get to...More

1  Thank Jennifer G
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Wonderful staff. Statute was interesting. Gift shop interesting. Bathrooms fine. Small picnic area. Not much else there.

1  Thank lovetotravel2012_13
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