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 13

Late Nite at the Site

Looking for something to do on a Tuesday night?  Stop by the Sam Bell Maxey House! Every Tuesday, the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site will be open to visitors until 8 p.m.

December 18

Maxey House Book Club: The Snow Queen

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 at the Maxey House at 3 p.m., on December 18. We will be reading and discussing The Snow Queen by Hans...

December 20

Late Nite at the Site

Looking for something to do on a Tuesday night?  Stop by the Sam Bell Maxey House! Every Tuesday, the Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site will be open to visitors until 8 p.m.