812 South Church St.
Paris, TX 75460
GPS: N33° 39' 13.8" W95° 33' 16.7"
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.
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 June 24th, we will be reading and discussing The Great Gatsby by F. Scott...
Summer heat got you down? Get cooled off at the Sam Bell Maxey House’s Summer Sprinkler Parties! It’s your chance to run through sprinklers on the Maxey House grounds! In addition to the sprinklers, there will be other water-themed games and...
Join Livingston the Lion at the Maxey House for his Late Nite with Livingston series! Children and families are invited to join Livingston at the site on the second Tuesday of each month for a story and crafts based on a different theme each...