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Dates: 1/1/2018 - 12/31/2018
City / State: Huntsville, TX
Event Name: Historical
Event Type: Year Round Walk
Event ID: 108527 2018/Y1352
Distance - Trail Ratings: 10km/5km - 1A
Description: Historical sites include Sam Houston Memorial Park and Museum, Dept. of Criminal Justice, Sam Houston State Univ., Sam Houston Grave and Monument, Oakwood Cemetery, the Courthouse, and Gibbs Powel Museum. Open Tue-Sat 9am- 4:30pm, Sun Noon-4:30pm. Closed on Mon.
Amenities: Strollers: Hard | Wheelchairs: Hard | Pets: Yes | Restrooms: Yes
Special Programs: This event doesn't have any special Programs assigned.
Start Times: Tu-Sat 9am-4:30pm, Sun Noon-4:30pm. Closed on Mon.
Location: Wigwam/Neosho Gift Shop behind Steamboat House in Sam Houston Memorial Museum Complex
Start Point / Driving Directions: 1400 19th, 77340, 936-294-3671. From I-45 take exit 116: going SOUTH turn LEFT on 11th/HWY30/190E, going NORTH turn right on 11th. Turn right on Sam Houston, continue to 19th St. Turn right on 19th St to Steamboat House (on right) . Turn right, in front of Steamboat House to Gift Shop on the left.
Awards & Fees: A Award
Comments: Walk Box is at Information Desk in gift shop. The current complex of 18 acres contains ten buildings and is divided between areas of natural woodland and landscaped spaces adjacent to the historic buildings. "Lake Oolooteka" is an artificial pond named in honor of Sam Houston's adoptive Cherokee Indian father. The lake was constructed in the shape of the state of Texas by the W.P.A. in 1936. The stone fence surrounding the park on 19 Street was also constructed by the W.P. A. Closed on most major holidays.
Host Club: Houston Happy Hikers
Contact: Charlene Foerster (936) 295-7058
Website: houstonhappyhikers.com
E-Mail Contact: cfoerster@marykay.com