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Sam Houston Statue

1327 11th Street, Huntsville, TX
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Ranked #5 of 14 Attractions in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Monuments/ Statues, State Parks
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Quite a pretentious statue. Had driven by it before but never stopped and visited. Our group was afforded a wine and cheese reception in the statue. FUN

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

You have to come and visit this place..! A very interesting history will entertain you. Please just do not park on the Hwy. nice people is awaiting to help in the entrance. It's free..!!!

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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41 reviews 41 reviews
6 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped in to visit Sam Houston on our way home! The visitors center here is well stocked with information about the area and they're very friendly. The gift shop ws fairly priced and had items for all ages! The statue in Huntsville is amazing and the area is clean and worth the stop!

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dallas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stopped here after seeing the 67-foot white statue off I-45. It's free to visit. The gift shop area is small and old, but cute and filled with lots of historical information. We learned a lot about the legacy Sam Houston left behind. Bathrooms are clean and well kept. Nice shaded path to walk down to get to the statue.

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Miami, Florida
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32 reviews 32 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

I can't say anything else. It's a huge statue. White color. I can't write 50 characters about this. Just a huge statue. You can see it from the highway

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Shreveport, LA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Physically, Sam Houston stood well over six feet tall. His accomplishments exceeded his stature, and this monument is of a fitting scale. True, you can see it from I-45, but you can't appreciate its size until you stand at its base. I enjoyed my visit, and got information on attractions, restaurants, etc. from the helpful people in the visitor center.... More

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Huntsville, Texas
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104 reviews 104 reviews
24 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

I have visited in the past but it was well worth another trip just to watch the reaction of my grandchildren as they rounded the path and came up on this enormous statue. This wonderful work of art was created by the famous David Addicks. You will also see the mold that he used for the face of the statue.... More

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Austin, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a required visit for all Texans. The lovely wooded grounds are the perfect setting for the amazing, huge statue. Kids will have a blast! Take lots of pictures.

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Sarasota, Florida
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19 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Extremely large statue that is visible from the highway. Not too difficult to locate. Enjoyed the walk on the trail to get to it, but would not be readily accessible for someone physically handicapped.

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Missouri City, Texas
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

I thought that this was going to be a nice 0.5 mile hike or so. It's just a good place to stretch your legs and see a giant statue of an important person in Texas History.

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