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EVENTS

General Sam Houston's Birthday & Texas Independence

Festivities get under way with a coffee and reception at the Gibbs-Powell House Walker County Museum. The traditional march to Sam Houston's gravesite at Oakwood Cemetery will assemble at Austin Hall, located on the campus of Sam Houston State University, and proceed to Sam Houston's grave along University Avenue led by the SHSU ROTC and students. A special ceremony will take place to honor General Sam Houston at his gravesite in Oakwood Cemetery and the gravesite ceremony will include a €œ"Baptized Texan" ceremony. Immediately following is a luncheon. The day culminates at the Sam Houston Statue and Visitors Center with a "Toast to Texas" and birthday cake and a special commemorative award.

When:

March 2

Where:

Sam Houston Statue & Visitor Center HUNTSVILLE, Texas

More Information:

Phone: 936-291-9726

Website: huntsvilletexas.com

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