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Sam Houston Statue

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Address: 1327 11th St, Huntsville, TX 77340-3811
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Everything is Big in Texas!!!

This statue is so big it reminds me of the old saying that "Everything is big in Texas." Standing nearly 70 feet tall there is absolutely no way you can miss this statue driving... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed August 13, 2015
Houston, Texas

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

This statue is so big it reminds me of the old saying that "Everything is big in Texas." Standing nearly 70 feet tall there is absolutely no way you can miss this statue driving Interstate 45 unless you're distracted. It's a site to behold just from driving by and even more so close up. It is worth the visit.

Thank LoveToTravelYea
Conroe, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2015

Love this tribute right on I45 that you can stop and enjoy the area and wlak over to the statue or just enjoy it as you drive by on the interstate. Everything really is bigger in Texas.

Thank Rae M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

I've driven by this probably 50 times. Finally decided to stop and glad I did. The grounds are nicely kept and a bit of history too. The giant outdoor checkers made for a fun game, even in the 98 degree heat!

Thank The-Randall-Clan
Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 23, 2015

My wife had a sister and husband who lived for years near the Bush International Airport in Aldine that we loved to visit from our homes in the DFW Metroplex. So, we drove down I-45 through Huntsville to enjoy a visit and play some cards. After her husband died, my wife's sister moved south of Huntsville, and we would visit... More 

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Walnut Springs, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2015

Nice stop on your road trip, whether visiting the Huntsville area exscusively or along the way to somewhere else. Informative gift shop/visitor center with good info on Sam Houston, a distinguished Mason and extremely important contributor to the state of Texas.

Thank hotrodcft
Sulphur, Louisiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015

You can see The Sam Houston Statue from the highway, But you have to stop and read the history of Sam Houston and the Statue. Standing by it you realize just how high the Statue is.

Thank rcp1023
Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2015

Driving by you would think its just a statue, behind the statue is a park, a path, sculptures, a gift shop, a welcome center, bathrooms, and an entire experience !

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Missouri City, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 19, 2015

The statute of Sam Houston greets Interstate 45 travelers between Houston and Dallas twenty-four hours a day. I spectacular statue that dwarfs many of those in Washington DC. It has easy access off of the IH 45 corridor and you cannot beat the price (free!).

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Mesquite, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 11, 2015

We finally stopped by the big Sam statute on our trip there while we were visiting my daughter at college. The statue is impressive up close and from far away! Very neat landmark in Huntsville!

Thank 915danyelles
Omaha, Nebraska, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 7, 2015

This statue sits along I-45. It is quite impressive and at night, it is very well lit and you can't miss it. I was surprised at its dimensions.

Thank Sharon R

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