Sam Houston History Monuments Photos

Samuel Houston (1793-1863) born in Virginia & became a member of Congress (1823) & governor of Tennessee (1827). Houston led the Texas army to victory in 1836 & was elected President of the Republic. When Texas joined the USA he went back to Congress & then became governor of Texas in 1859. In 1861 he was deposed when he opposed Texas' joining the Confederacy.

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Sam Houston Equestrian Monument in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.State Capitol statue of Sam Houston by Elisabet Ney. Austin, TX.
Sam Houston Equestrian Monument (1925) in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston Equestrian Monument (1925) in Hermann Park. Houston, TX.Sam Houston statue in Hall of Heroes in Hall of State at Fair Park. Dallas, TX.State Capitol statue of Sam Houston (1893) by Elisabet Ney. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sam Houston sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Sam Houston plaster model by Elisabet Ney at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Sam Houston plaster sculpture by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Younger Sam Houston plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Detail of Sam Houston sculpture (c1893) by Elisabet Ney at Texas State Capitol. Austin, TX.Sam Houston plaster model (1894) by Elisabet Ney (lent: U/TX Austin) at Bullock Texas State History Museum. Austin, TX.Sam Houston plaster sculpture (1893) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Younger Sam Houston plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.
Older Sam Houston plaster bust by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sam Houston bust by Elizabet Ney at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Texas liberator Sam Houston bust by F. William Sievers in Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Sam Houston portrait graphic with early view of city of Houston by W.J. Edwards at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Older Sam Houston plaster bust (1892) by Elisabet Ney at Ney Museum. Austin, TX.Sam Houston bust (1898) by Elizabet Ney at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Texas liberator Sam Houston bust by F. William Sievers in Virginia State Capitol. Richmond, VA.Sam Houston portrait graphic with early view of city of Houston by W.J. Edwards at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.
Objects owned by Sam Houston including spectacles, gold pen, pin & ring at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Silver coffeepot owned by Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Rifle given by General Andrew Jackson to General Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Slant desk said to have been used by Sam Houston when he lived in Austin at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.
Objects owned by Sam Houston including spectacles, gold pen, pin & ring at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Silver coffeepot owned by Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Rifle (1814) given by General Andrew Jackson to General Sam Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Slant desk (1865) said to have been used by Sam Houston when he lived in Austin at McCulloch House. Waco, TX.
Mural of Surrender of Santa Anna by William Henry Huddle at south entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating Triumph of Texas Independence & Retributive Justice. Austin, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of the San Jacinto Advance. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of Sam Houston & Deaf Smith. Houston, TX.
Mural of Surrender of Santa Anna by William Henry Huddle at south entrance of State Capitol. Austin, TX.Painting of Battle of San Jacinto on April 21, 1836 by H.A. McArdle in Senate of State Capitol celebrating Triumph of Texas Independence & Retributive Justice. Austin, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of the San Jacinto Advance. Houston, TX.San Jacinto monument relief of Sam Houston & Deaf Smith. Houston, TX.
Republic of Texas $100 Bond signed by Samuel Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Republic of Texas $10 signed by President Sam Houston on his last day in office at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.

Republic of Texas $100 Bond (1837) signed by Samuel Houston at San Jacinto Monument museum. San Jacinto, TX.Republic of Texas $10 signed by President Sam Houston on his last day in office (Dec. 10, 1838) at Capitol Visitors Center. Austin, TX.


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