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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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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