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Sam Houston, 1848  One of the most colorful and controversial figures in Texas history, Sam Houston was born in Virginia on March 2, 1793. He spent much of his youth, however, in the mountains of Tennessee. There, young Houston became acquainted with the Cherokee Indians, and he spent much time with them, an activity which he much preferred over studies or working on the farm.

General Sam Houston, President of the Republic of Texas. a nineteenth-century American statesman, politician, and soldier. He is best known for his leading role in bringing Texas into the United States.

Huntsville, TX features the largest statue of an American hero. A fitting tribute to our great Sam Houston!  Read the blog... http://blog.tourtexas.com/blog/the-texas-travelin-man-2/sam-houston-a-giant-among-men

Huntsville, TX features the largest statue of an American hero. A fitting tribute to our great Sam Houston

Sam Houston.  Sam Houston is best known for being the President of the Republic of Texas and leading the Texans to the defeat of Santa Anna at San Jacinto. The city of Houston is also named after him. But, he was also the governor of Texas during the Civil War, and he opposed the seccession of Texas from the Union. They say everything is bigger in Texas, sideburns included.

General Sam Houston, the first President of the Republic of Texas and another great Texas hero. He was responsible for the defeat of Santa Anna at San Jacinto.

Sam Houston State University, style 123 10

Sam Houston State University, style 123 10

Sam Houston 1793-1863, first President of the Republic of Texas after defeating Mexico at San Jacinto.

Sam Houston first President of the Republic of Texas after defeating Mexico at the Battle of San Jacinto. Sam lived with the Cherokee Indians for awhile and learned to speak their language.

"Govern wisely, and as little as possible." - Sam Houston

Samuel Houston was born on March near Lexington, Virginia. From 1813 to he fought in the Creek War and was wounded at Horsesh.

Rustic Wooden Sam Houston State University by OldSchoolDesign

Rustic Wooden Sam Houston State University Texas Shaped Flag Door/Wall Hanging

Hard to find this page!  Sam Houston National Forest park and hiking trail info

Hiked a few miles here Hard to find this page! Sam Houston National Forest park and hiking trail info

7.5.2013 :: It's Sam Houston o'clock! http://www.payscale.com/research/US/School=Sam_Houston_State_University/Salary

Sam Houston State University - Salary - Get a free salary comparison based on job title, skills, experience and education.

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NCAA Logo Wall Decal - The Fathead Collegiate Logo Wall Decal is made from tough, tear and fade-resistant vinyl and features high-resolution graphics.

Texas Sign "Texas can make it..." Sam Houston Quote

Texas Sign "Texas can make it without the United States, but the United States can not make it without Texas" ~Sam Houston Whoo Hooo - That's What I'm Sayin'!