Stately Statue

Featured Article, On the Road, Travel Destinations
on July 13, 2014
Photo frame sticker with tape and film strip frame set

BEST KNOWN for his role in bringing Texas into the United States, Sam Houston, a former governor of both Tennessee and Texas, was born in Rockbridge County, Va. But where are you if you’re looking at this monument in his honor?

You are …

  1. in the second largest U.S. state.
  2. 222 miles from the Alamo.
  3. in the hometown of Texas Criminal Justice System and the Texas Prison Museum.
  4. viewing a 25-ton steel-and- concrete statue that towers 67 feet over Interstate 45.





Answer: Huntsville, Texas