Sam Houston Could Soon Be Getting His Own Presidential Library

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Sam Houston could soon be getting his own presidential library.

While the hero of the Texas Revolution and our city’s namesake was never President of the United States, he did serve as President of the Republic of Texas on two separate occasions. So, since he was president of a country, why not give him his own presidential library?

An effort to do just that is afoot in Huntsville, where Houston spent the latter years of his life and where the Sam Houston Memorial Museum sits on the campus of Sam Houston State University.

In 2017, the 85th Texas Legislature approved a resolution for the creation of the Sam Houston Republic of Texas Presidential Library at SHSU to honor Houston’s contributions in shaping the state and to be a clearing house for information on – and artifacts of – Houston himself.

Read entire article at Houston Public Media

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