150th Anniversary of the Death of Sam Houston

Funeral Announcement for Sam Houston

Funeral Announcement for Sam Houston

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the death of General Sam Houston. This is the notice for the funeral that occurred the next day.

Our friends at the Sam Houston Memorial Museum are holding a number of activities to mark the occasion. There are to many to go into detail here. If you are interested then follow this link for more information.

Museum to Honor Houston’s Memory with Funeral Reenactment

Sam Houston State University has a handful of documents from Sam Houston  or relating to Sam Houston digitized in our Digital Collections

Sam Houston related papers

We are also working  with the Sam Houston Memorial Museum to make Sam Houston’s personal letters to his wife Margaret Lea available online in the near future.

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