The Heritage Society
1100 Bagby Street
Houston, TX 77002
10:00 a.m. Friday, Jan. 31, 2014
The Heritage Society presents the exhibition Exploring Houston's Green History: Sam Houston Park, 1899-2014, on view January 30−April 26, 2014.Founded in 1899, Sam Houston Park is the first and oldest municipal park in the city of Houston. This beloved historic green space was originally part of the land granted by Stephen F. Austin to John Austin in 1824. For the past 115 years, the park has served Houstonians as a center for outdoor recreation and social activities.This exhibit will showcase Sam Houston Park’s history as well The Heritage Society’s 60-year history of caring for this beloved city park.The Heritage Society is funded in part by a grant from the City of Houston through Houston Arts Alliance.