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

January 4

Sam Rayburn Day

Join us as we celebrate "Mr. Sam's" 138th birthday during Sam Rayburn Day.  We'll offer free 30-minute guided tours of the historic house and refreshments from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.  



February 15

Rayburn and the Presidents

This new President's Day event for families celebrates and explores Sam Rayburn's relationships with several U.S. Presidents:  Woodrow Wilson, Warren G. Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Dwight D....

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