Steam Boat House

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The Steam Boat House on the Park Grounds of the Museum. It is located behind and off to the side of the Gift Shop. Sam Houston lived, died, and was funeralized in this house. Vague reports of paranormal activity here but no solid details.

(Submitted by Tabitha)

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1402 19th St
Huntsville, TX 77340
United States

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30.714480798847607, -95.55359843377119
Walker County, Texas
Nearest Towns:
Huntsville, TX (0.6 mi.)
New Waverly, TX (12.9 mi.)
Riverside, TX (13.1 mi.)
Oakhurst, TX (14.2 mi.)
Trinity, TX (19.1 mi.)
Pointblank, TX (20.4 mi.)
Willis, TX (20.5 mi.)
Panorama Village, TX (23.3 mi.)
Bedias, TX (23.9 mi.)
Montgomery, TX (24.1 mi.)


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