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Out of nowhere, an awesome site!!

We were just traveling down Interstate 45 and suddenly the awesome, huge, magnificent statue of Sam... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Daniel K
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Plano, Texas
via mobile
Amazing Statue in a Beautiful Area

The whole area around the statue is beautiful; the trees and breathtaking and the walking paths are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Don B
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Houston, Texas
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1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX 77340-3811
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were just traveling down Interstate 45 and suddenly the awesome, huge, magnificent statue of Sam Houston was on the side of the road. We just had to turn around and take a picture of this spectacular monument to one of Texas’s most beloved pioneers....More

Thank Daniel K
Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole area around the statue is beautiful; the trees and breathtaking and the walking paths are easy to navigate. There is a lot of Texas history around Sam Houston and they do a good job of framing it without being dull.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You know you're getting close to Huntsville when you see this landmark looming in the distance. The size is remarkable and it's easy to pass by since you think you can see all there is from your car. Wrong. We finally decided to spend a...More

Thank MaryM10159
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've passed this statue for decades and finally stopped to learn more about it! Very impressive up close. The attention to detail is amazing. Nice visitor center and gift shop!

Thank Lacey C
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

Great place to get out of car for a stretch and learn about Sam Houston. If visiting Huntsville, stop in for a look see. Sit in the front porch swing and imagine that life so long ago.

Thank Melodee S
Reviewed September 10, 2018

Nice Visitor Center, beautiful park with picnic tables under majestic pine trees. The statue is a must see up close. Driving past the statue on the highway doesn't do it justice.

Thank jmatthews593
Reviewed August 6, 2018

There's not much to see if you stop at the statue visitors center. There's a short path to the statue to see it up close. I wish there had been more about the building process etc. The cat inside the visitors center was the most...More

Thank Pamela R
Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

Anyone who loves Texas History needs to stop and see the statue to a man who helped change how people view Texas. His stature can be seen in this monument, as he looks out on East Texas.

Thank txusmc94
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I like this place . I own my own Motel on highway19. I travel this road almost every day feel very nice to watch this statue.

Thank Zore C
Reviewed July 17, 2018

This is the largest statue I have ever seen. Amazingly the statue has weathered time nicely and has great detail for it’s size. This is something you will never see again.

Thank Rick A
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