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In 1868, Samuel Bell Maxey and his family moved into their fashionable new home on the south side of Paris, Texas. Built in the High Italianate style, the two-story frame structure was a proper home for the West Point-educated Mexican War veteran...more
We stopped here during a weekend, beautiful house! We took the guided tour, they do a wonderful job describing the Maxey Family and all the details behind the house. Highly recommend if you are in the area.
We stopped here because we like to tour homes and learn about the people in the area who played a major role in the town. This house met our expectations. It was built in 1868 and still has some of the original furniture. Sandra did...More
This is a beautiful historic home with a history as big as Texas. You'll learn about Sam Bell Maxey and the important role he played in Texas history, along with the history of others who've lived in this home. While the tour is informative, you...More
Drove by the house and took pictures, and drive away. I'm glad I decided to go back and take the tour. It was very informative of the Maxey Family and The Civil War.
The tour guide was very informative and answered all our questions, some...More
Driving through town on the way to Eiffel Tower, we came across the Sam Bell Maxey house. It's a page out of post-Civil War Texas and a nice example of Victorian architecture with Italian influence. Much of the place is restored but still a good...More