Sam Houston Statue

Sam Houston Statue
Intersection of Avenue J and 19th Street
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Sep. 11, 2008 Dedicated

Sam Houston Statue

The 20-foot statue faces west toward the quadrangle from his perch between the AB1 and the Business Building.

Sam Houston Statue

Three SHSU alumni had a part in the Statue of Sam Houston.

The 20-foot tall Sam Houston Statue stands in the central part of campus between Academic Building One and the Smith-Hutson Business Building.

The statue of Houston was a donation by Ron Mafrige to honor both Lt. Col. M.B. Etheredge and sculptor David Adickes. The statue, on a four-foot base, is a replica of the 67-foot statue that stands on I-45 south of Huntsville created by Adickes in 1994.

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