Sam Houston Park
the new century began in 1900, Mayor Sam Brashear bought the Kellum-Noble
land and house on the edge of town to create Sam Houston Park
–the city's first. By 1910 when the picture below was made, it had been
landscaped into a Victorian delight with an old mill, a stream, a rustic
bridge, and paths. Sam Houston Park has been the home of The Heritage
Society since 1954. Sam Houston Park is open from dawn to dusk.
Houston Park Receives Protected Landmark Designation
Houston City Council votes unanimously to approve joint
application for Houston's oldest public park.
The Heritage Society Museum
located on The Heritage Society campus in Sam Houston Park, at the corner
of Bagby and Lamar Streets, is a small museum, The Heritage Society
Museum, dedicated to preserving Houston's history.
The Heritage Society Museum is open to the public Tuesday – Saturday 10
Admission to The Heritage Society Museum is free.
in the Park
more information on the monuments in the park