5100 SE Loop 286 Paris,
TX75460 Phone: 888-417-1378
Things to See in Paris, Texas
Paris, Texas has a population of 25,000 and is located on the northeast side of Texas. It is the county seat of Lamar County. The city is an interesting place with some must-see places to visit.
When visiting Paris you have to visit the Eiffel Tower. That is In Paris, France and also when in Paris, Texas. This city, with a population of 25,000 and located on the northeast side of Texas, in 1993 built a 60-foot replica of France’s monument. In 1998 they added a Texas twist to it by adding a huge cowboy hat to the top of it. It is a picturesque item.
Lamar County Historical Museum
For history buffs and to let the young ones to experience pioneer life, the Lamar County Historical Museum is great place to stop by and learn. The museum has numerous historical artifacts dating from the early 1800’s when the county was settled. It has reconstructions of a pioneer kitchen and a blacksmith shop. It even has a cabin originally constructed in 1946.
Sam Bell Maxey House
Built in 1868, by Samuel Bell Maxey, a Confederate General and Texas two-term Senator, is a Victorian Mansion. It is on the US National Register of Historic Places. Touring the house, allows you to see to experience how the upper class lived after the Civil War.
There is something for everyone in Paris, Texas. The city has a long, historical past. The three items listed above are just a few of the major ones.