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