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Quick stop for a little history lesson on one of the founding fathers of Texas. Beware of the gift shop. They wanted $16.95 for a small sticker. Also, the bathroom was not pleasant at all. Needs a little work. The statue was definitely worth seeing.
Neat statue to commemorate Texas' founding father, but not really worth stopping, unless you just want a quick look around and cute souvenirs. There was a short walking trail and a plaque. To me it would be much better to go see the larger museum...More
67 feet tall and on a 10 foot base, Sam Houston is hard to miss if you are on Interstate 45 about exit 109. There is no place to stop but can take exit 109 to Highway 40 east to Highway 75. You can see...More
I have been by the statue many times, and I am glad we finally stopped.
Sunday the visitor center was closed. We enjoyed the swings on the patio.
They have restrooms available
It was a short walk to the statue. The sculptor did a fantastic...More
Sam Houston is quite a historical figure for Texas, so it makes sense to have him appear larger than life. Yes, you can see the statue from route 45, but you don't really get the perspective for the size until you walk up to it....More
The 67 foot statue atop a ten foot base, the world's tallest statue of an American hero, is very fitting for a man who stood 6'8" in real life. The base lists Houston's achievements including being the only American to ever be governor of two...More