Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site

Sam Rayburn Rayburn Cadillac Rayburn House Exterior Rayburn House Bedroom

890 W. State Hwy. 56
Bonham, TX 75418
GPS: N33° 34' 10" W96° 12' 27"
903-583-5558

John.Akers@thc.texas.gov

 

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

The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site will celebrate Sam Rayburn’s 138th birthday on Saturday, January 4, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Our staff will provide free event themed tours of the Rayburn family’s Bonham home at the following...

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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