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General Sam Houston Folk Festival

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May marks the 30th year of music, crafts, culture, and Texas history at the General Sam Houston Folk Festival. On May 12–14, 2017 in Huntsville, the Sam Houston Memorial Museum’s 15 acres will be transformed into a bustling frontier settlement, where visitors can stroll the grounds and experience what it might have been like for Sam and Margaret Houston when they retired there—where he died before the end of the American Civil War. The folk festival celebrates his legacy with historical reenactments, live music and dance, and kids’ games. Festival admission includes the 18th annual Texas State Knife and Tomahawk championship, held on the memorial museum’s grounds. 

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