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Happy 180th Birthday Houston

The Heritage Society (THS) at Sam Houston Park is throwing a BIRTHDAY PARTY FOR HOUSTON’S 180th ANNIVERSARY and you’re invited!

Celebrate this important milestone with a walk into Houston’s past by visiting the FREE museum exhibits, tour the historic homes of notable businessman, Rice University namesake, William Marsh Rice and African-American legend Reverend Jack Yates, snap a selfie with Sam Houston himself, enjoy LIVE music from the Celtaire String Band, have a rare opportunity to hob-knob with the City of Houston founders “the Allen Brothers” and enjoy cake with Houston’s unsung founder, Charlotte Allen, the “Mother of Houston”.

Family friendly activities and games for the children are also part of the afternoon.

Join Honorary Chair, Council Member Robert Gallegos , KHOU's Resident Historian and Chair R.W. McKinney and other Houston notables as they cut the giant 180th HAPPY BIRTHDAY HOUSTON cake in the City’s oldest municipal park, Sam Houston Park given to the City in 1899.

Earlier Event: August 24
Building Arts Lecture
Later Event: September 14
Exhibit Lecture