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 the Maxey House as we welcome Hal Simon, Texas Historical Commission Interpretive Specialist, for his presentation entitled "Into the Silent Land: Memorialization, Grief, and the American Way of Death" on Saturday, October 29 at 3 p.m....
It is said things look different in the dark, and that is true of the Sam Bell Maxey House, especially around Halloween.The Maxey House will be open late on October 29 from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. for “Maxey After Dark.” Visitors are invited to step...
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.