Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site Events

October 2021

October 9

Join us at the Maxey House to learn about archaeology, participate in a mock dig, and make your own pinch pot to take home! While you are out and about, check out the site grounds and learn where buildings and features of the past once stood. Not done exploring? Regular tours will be available for purchase at 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm. 

October 23

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 23 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. for “Maxey After Dark.” Visitors are invited to step inside after night has fallen and the lights are dimmed to learn about Victorian death, funeral, and mourning traditions.
Admission is $5 per...