Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site

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890 W. State Hwy. 56
Bonham, TX 75418
GPS: N33° 34' 10" W96° 12' 27"


Map showing the location of Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site

Step into the warm and welcoming world of one of Texas’ best known statesmen, Sam Rayburn. One of the most powerful and influential politicians in the 20th century, Rayburn served in the U.S. Congress for 48 years, holding the position of speaker for 17 years. His 1916 home, now the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site, preserves his real stories with original furnishings, candid photographs, and personal belongings, remaining as they were when he lived here. Visitors explore Rayburn’s personal life and political achievements and their impact on mid-20th-century history. The home is a National Historic Landmark, a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, and listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

Upcoming Events

October 26

"A Walk Through History"

"A Walk Through History" is a free cemetery walking tour of prominent community members, associates, friends, and family of Sam Rayburn.  Those who would like to attend are invited to meet at 10:00 a.m. at Sam Rayburn's gravesite near the front...

October 26

Texas Archeology Month Open House

Join us for our Texas Archeology Month Open House with free tours of the Rayburn family home and outside activities for children.


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