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Address: 1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX 77002-2504
Phone Number: 713-655-1912
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Park containing seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of...

Park containing seven historic homes, an oasis of antiquity in the heart of the bustling modern city.

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Sam Houston Park is a MUST See

Houston is very modern and does not seem to have a central downtown area. Sam Houston Park is in the middle of town and provides a lovely green space and historic houses that give... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2016
349Charles25
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Alexandria, Virginia
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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Houston is very modern and does not seem to have a central downtown area. Sam Houston Park is in the middle of town and provides a lovely green space and historic houses that give the city a central base. The early history of the city is clearly presented and the information area is excellent. Take a tour is you have... More 

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North Oaks, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

The Sam Houston Park downtown Houston is loaded with the hiistory of Houston and comes with many transplanted original buildings.it is well worth your time.

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Hayward, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Saw 7 houses from the 1800-1900's. My grandfather lived in a similar style home – although not as elaborate. If you have the time, do the historical houses tour. My favorite house was the Pillot House with its wrap around porch and of course the dogs that guard the house. The gazebo has red/white/blue stars painted in the lawn.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

This park is near downtown Houston and contains several buildings of historical significance to the city. Parking is adequate and adjacent to the park. Organized tours are provided frequently and are very informative. All of the buildings were interesting but my favorite was the one room cabin. Very peaceful place in the shadow of a big city.

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Thank Jeanne M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016

Like all gambling, don't come here EXPECTING to win $$$ from the horse races. but honestly, it's a clean facility , friday nights are $6 to get in with 50 cent draft beers, and it's good excitement watching the horses run. Food is mediocre from all the different vendors, but you can have a good time for $50 , including... More 

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Orange County, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

Visiting Amarillo we decided to check out the Sam Houston Park for live Music and were pleasantly surprised with the turn out! The music was great, and you get to bring your own beverages and set up your own picnic to enjoy the tunes and performances.

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Katy, Texas
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

This is a lovely park with flowers, ponds, children's swings and walking paths in the middle of downtown Houston. There is a museum and 8 historic homes (2 of which were under renovation). This is run by the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park. The museum exhibit is interesting. There are tours of the homes with the tour times listed... More 

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New Smyrna Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

Enjoyed walking around the park and sitting by the fountain. Many restored homes are maintained and well cared for.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Sam Houston park offers a nice history of the building the park also holds street festivals and allow you to do photo shoots and other events

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2016

An incredible experience through time. "In the reflection of Houston's gleaming and modern downtown skyline are ten of the city's oldest structures. Dating from 1823 to 1905, the structures offer a fascinating stroll into Houston's past and into the lives of the city's early residents" . This is how the Heritage Society describes the Sam Houston Park and every word... More 

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