Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site

Bedroom Dining room Parlor Exterior

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.

Sam Bell Maxey was a Mexican War veteran, former Confederate general, and future U.S. Senator when his family moved into their fashionable, newly built home on the south side of Paris in 1868. In this home, the Maxey family navigated the political and social landscape from Reconstruction Era Texas through the start of the First World War. The home’s newly restored interiors showcase original family furnishings, clothing, and letters. These give insight into the lives of the three generations of the family that bore witness to Reconstruction’s challenging legacy.

Upcoming Events

June 26

Picnic Saturdays

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our...

July 3

Picnic Saturdays

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our...

July 10

Picnic Saturdays

Bring your lunch (and a friend!) each Saturday from May 15 to the end of July for a picnic at the Maxey House! 

Enjoy the beautiful outdoors, check out the newly restored and replanted formal garden, get some fresh air, and swing in our...

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