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This forum covers Paris, TX local community news, events for your calendar, and updates from colleges, churches, sports, and classifieds. Give us your feedback on government issues or coverage from TV stations and Radio networks in your area.Billed as “the second-largest Paris in the world,” this East Texas town may not resemble its (possible) French namesake—you can read the various naming theories in my Wanderer column this month—but it’s got more than enough of its own charms to warrant a day trip or even a weekend getaway.The attached Rural Life Museum houses the 1846 Biard log cabin, a blacksmith shop, a pioneer kitchen, and an “outhouse” that I recommend you check out even if nature isn’t calling.Though free, the museum is open only on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 to 4.
Trail De Paris // Walkers, runners, bikers, and stroller-pushers all make use of this six-mile paved trail, which currently runs east from SE 8th Street to the city limits, where it links up to the Reno Rail Trail.
Lamar County Historical Museum // A bronze bust of town founder George Washington Wright greets you outside this red-brick repository near the restored Union Station Railroad Depot.
Inside, you’ll find rooms of lovingly arranged artifacts tracing the city’s highs (the cotton and railroad heyday of the late 1800’s) and lows (the devastating 1916 fire), as well as rooms devoted to African American and military history.
Sam Bell Maxey House State Historic Site // For 99 years, this two-story High Victorian Italianate–style house was home to two generations of a prominent Paris family.
The patriarch, Sam Bell Maxey, was a Mexican-American War veteran, a Confederate general, and a two-term U. senator with friends in high places (Stonewall Jackson was his roommate at West Point, and classmate Ulysses S.
Also of note: the wall of more than a dozen beers on tap.