Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site

Period sofa and portrait. Exterior of the Maxey house. Magnifier on a book. Kids help in the kitchen.

812 South Church St.
Paris, TX 75460
GPS: N33° 39' 13.8" W95° 33' 16.7"
903-785-5716
sam-bell-maxey@thc.texas.gov

 

Driving map to the Maxey House.

Built in the High Victorian Italianate style in 1868, the two-story Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site in Paris, Texas was the family residence of Sam Bell Maxey, a Mexican War veteran, Confederate general, and two-term U.S. senator. Maxey and his wife Marilda raised their family and hosted many distinguished guests in this home, which was commonly regarded as a town social center. 

Upcoming Events

December 16

Maxey House Book Club: Last Christmas in Paris

Join us as we continue the Maxey House Book Club! Every month, we will get together and discuss a different book. We will meet in person in the Maxey House at 3 p.m.  On December 16th, we will be reading and discussing Last Christmas in Paris by...

December 20

Livingston's Visit with St. Nick

Livingston invited St. Nicholas to the Maxey House to spend an evening with all his special friends.  During the event on Thursday, December 20th, from 6-8 p.m., children will make Christmas-themed crafts and listen to A Visit from St. Nicholas,...

January 20

Maxey House Book Club: As Bright as Heaven

Join us as we continue the Maxey House Book Club! Every month, we will get together and discuss a different book. We will meet in person in the Maxey House at 3 p.m.  On January 20th, we will be reading and discussing As Bright as Heaven by Susan...