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Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site
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Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site Information:
Confederate Major General Samuel Bell Maxey, a graduate of the West Point U.S. Military Academy, was a Paris, Texas lawyer and politician who represented Texas in the U.S. Senate. His 1867, 2 story wood framed home sits on 0.4 acres in Paris. The Victorian Italianate style house is furnished in period pieces and accessories. Exhibits include family letters, clothing and other items. Additional buildings on the property include stables and a book house. The first floor of the house is ADA compliant as are the restrooms. A notebook of color photos is available for those who are unable to access the second floor. Samuel and his wife Marilda are buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Paris. The house is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.House access is via guided tour. The site hosts special events and programsyear round, including A Victorian Christmas and A Soldier’s Christmas in December. (903) 785-5716. 812 South Church Street, Paris, Texas 75460. For more information read the Park Brochure.      
 
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