Sam Houston Park & Heritage Society
A collection of mostly 19th-century homes restored and relocated from various places in Houston, creating an historic oasis in downtown, surrounded by skyscrapers. Tours arranged through the Houston Heritage Society. Picnics allowed, and the park frequently hosts festivals.
Details - St. John Church, built in 1891 - Pillot House, a Victorian built in 1868 - Kellum-Noble House, oldest surviving brick home in Houston, built in 1847 - The Old Place, a wooden cabin from 1823 - Nichols-Rice-Cherry House, a stately home in Greek Revival style - Yates House, built in 1870 by Jack Yates, moved from Freedman's Town