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Samuel Bell Maxey House
State Historic Site
Paris, Texas

Home of General Sam Bell Maxey
812 S. Church Street.

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Paris, Texas - Samuel Bell Maxey House State Historic Site
Sam Bell Maxey House, c. 1869
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Open Friday & Sunday 1 - 5.
Saturday 10 - 5 and
Wednesday and Thursday by appointment. 903-785-5716.

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Home of Sam Bell Maxey

Native Kentuckian, West Point graduate, brevetted for gallantry in Mexican war, district attorney from Lamar County, Major General C. S. A. in Tennessee and Mississippi campaigns, commander of Indian Territory 1863-1865 organizing three brigades of Indians which participated in Red River Campaign, Cavalry division commander, U. S. Senator 1875-1887. Buried in Evergreen Cemetery, Paris.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, 1962
Sam Bell Maxey by Nolan Maxie
United States Senator and Confederate General
Born: Tompkinsville, Kentucky on March 30, 1825.
Died: Eureka Springs, Arkansas, in August of 1895.
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