HUNTSVILLE

Population 28,465

Altitude 401




General

Founded as Indian trading post in 1836, the year of Texas independence. Sam Houston was one of many prominent early Texans who lived here. Today Huntsville is yours to explore. Adventures begin here in one of Texas' oldest cities. It's the location of the headquarters of Texas Department of Criminal Justice. Institutional Division, and home of Sam Houston State University. Well kept, restored turn-of-the-century homes dot city. The downtown area is home to a variety of antique and arts and crafts shops.

Be sure to see the beautiful mural of Sam Houston by architectural illusionist Richard Haas on the northeastern edge of the square.

Additional information may be obtained form chamber of commerce at 1327 11th Streets. (Texas 30).

SAM HOUSTON MUSEUM

BLUE LAGOON

GIBBS-POWELL HOUSE MUSEUM

HUNTSVILLE STATE PARK

OAKWOOD CEMETERY

SAM HOUSTON MEMORIAL MUSEUM COMPLEX

SCENIC DRIVES

TEXAS BERRY FARM

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE INSTITUTIONAL DIVISION

TEXAS PRISON MUSEUM




Attractions

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