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 30

Willow Wild Cemetery Walking Tour

The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site invites you to join us for our thirteenth annual walking tour of Willow Wild Cemetery in Bonham, Texas. The program will offer a socially distanced, self-guided gravesite tour of the most influential...

November 18

Sam Rayburn History: Rayburn Remembered

Texas Historical Commission's Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site and the Dolph Briscoe Center for American History's Sam Rayburn Museum have teamed up for an ongoing exploration into the life and career of one of the most influential Americans...

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