2013 Calendar & Events

Mar 13


Friday, March 13 is a University holiday for Sam Houston State University and we will be closed.

We will reopen Saturday morning for normal Museum hours.

Mar. 14

Woodworking Demonstration

Guerrant Cabin - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Mar. 21

Kick Wheel Pottery Making Demonstration

Raven's Pottery Shed - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Apr. 4

Spinning & Weaving Demonstration

Woodland Home Front Porch
10:00am - 2:00pm

Apr. 11

Woodworking Demonstration

Guerrant Cabin - Museum Grounds
10:00am - 2:00pm

Apr. 18

Margaret Lea Houston Birthday Celebration

Museum Grounds
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Join us as we celebrate Margaret Lea Houston’s birthday on Saturday, April 18.  Born in Alabama on April 11, 1819, she married General Sam Houston in 1840.  Margaret was a wife, mother, daughter, sister, poet, musician, strong in her faith, and devoted to her husband and children. 

From 1 to 3pm on the Museum grounds we will continue the tradition that began in 1960 and celebrate the beloved wife of General Sam Houston with an assortment of cakes made by individuals from Huntsville and Walker County.  

There will be children activities and historical demonstrations taking place on the grounds. 

Period dress is welcome. 

Bring the family and enjoy a spring afternoon strolling the historic Museum grounds. 

This event is sponsored by the Friends of the Sam Houston Memorial Museum.

Mar 1-3

General Sam Houston Folk Festival

Museum Grounds