Sunday: 12:00pm - 4:30pm
Tuesday - Saturday: 9:00am - 4:30pm
Closed July 4th
Closed November 25 – 26
Closed December 24 – 27
Closed December 31 – January 2
Includes same-day admission to the Memorial Museum, Walker Education Center and all historic houses and outdoor sites. There is no extra charge for entrance to special exhibitions.
Seniors (65 and older): $4.00
SHSU Faculty/Staff: $4.00
Children (6-18): $3.00
Children (5 and under): Free
SHSU Students with ID: Free
Friends of the Museum Members: Free
His first wife was named Eliza Allen. They were married January 22, 1829. There was a mysterious quarrel between Sam Houston and Eliza Allen that resulted in her returning home to her family after eleven weeks of marriage. They were never reconciled.
Sam Houston's second wife was a Cherokee Indian woman whose name was Tiana Rodgers, also known as Diana Rodgers. They were married in the summer of 1830. Tiana and Sam Houston "divided the blanket" in 1832 when he left the Wigwam Neosho, their trading post home, to journey to Texas. There were no children born to these two marriages.
Margaret Moffette Lea was Sam Houston's third wife. They were married May 9, 1840 and remained married for the remainder of Sam Houston's lifetime.
To get to the grave site, exit right on 19th Street as you leave the park. Go to Avenue O (the first stop sign) and turn right. Continue on Avenue O until 11th Street. At 11th Street turn right. Travel six blocks to the intersection of Avenue I and 11th. Turn left and go three blocks to the grave site.
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