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Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse

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Quaint visit

I've stopped by a few time to the old schoolhouse on previous visits. The location is so serene I... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Very Educational!

The staff were kind and friendly. It's not something that would take up hours of your day, but was... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Rachel H
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  • Average9%
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4 Oct 2018
“Quaint visit”
8 Jul 2018
“Very Educational!”
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3650 Old Sam Houston School Rd, Maryville, TN 37804-5644
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Reviewed 5 October 2018

I've stopped by a few time to the old schoolhouse on previous visits. The location is so serene I could just sit there for hours. I love the history of the building and the information about the past. It doesn't take long to stop by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

The staff were kind and friendly. It's not something that would take up hours of your day, but was a very interesting place to visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The school house is a replica of the school house where Sam Houston taught school with all of the necessary equipment he used way back when. They have added a picnic area and a gift shop plus there is a larger building that is rented...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Carol G
Reviewed 8 March 2018

A small park of several acres at the site where Sam Houston taught for a time before moving on West. There is a recreation of the school house (*log cabin) and a small museum with some papers and artifacts. A spring where the children got...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Paul H
Reviewed 18 December 2017

We visited Sam Houston Historic Schoolhouse on a cold December day. The resident managers were very friendly and very knowledgeable about the life of Sam Houston. The lady curator made her presentation so interesting it almost seemed she knew Sam personally! The grounds are well...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Well maintained grounds to enjoy walking and picnic tables if you want to bring lunch. The gift shop is quaint. Often used for weddings.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Carmen W
Reviewed 19 February 2017

The actual one-room schoolhouse where Sam Houston taught as a young man in East Tennessee. Historic and genuine. On site facility rental for events is nice and well-run. We especially liked seeing the school room and imagining how Houston must have worked to keep it...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Julie G
Reviewed 9 February 2017

The schoolhouse and adjacent museum should be on the "to do list" of anybody visiting the Maryville area. The tour guides are great, it is inexpensive, and there is a wealth of history associated with Sam Houston. My visit was with a son-in-law and a...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Carlen01
Reviewed 19 August 2016

My sister and brother had their small weddings here and it was perfect. We have also rented it for showers, retirement party and birthday parties. It is a great place. We love to rent for special occasions.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Connie M
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Laid back, quiet, small museum, small admission price. They also have a events building to rent, very reasonable. We have rented pavilion, has a/c, small kitchen, handicap parking, etc. Also museum has items that have been donated, store sells soveneirs, plus rada knives, etc., they...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank silverfoxrambler
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