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SAM RAYBURN HOUSE. The Sam Rayburn House, home of Samuel Taliaferro Rayburn, is on U.S. Highway 82 a mile west of Bonham in Fannin County. The two-story frame vernacular residence was built in 1916 and remodeled in 1933 in the Colonial Revival style. The house was made a recorded Texas historic landmark in 1965 and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. In 1976 it was made a national historic landmark. Since 1975 the house has been preserved by the Texas Historical Commission as a museum.


James Wright Steely, comp., A Catalog of Texas Properties in the National Register of Historic Places (Austin: Texas Historical Commission, 1984).

Christopher Long


The following, adapted from the Chicago Manual of Style, 15th edition, is the preferred citation for this article.

Christopher Long, "SAM RAYBURN HOUSE," Handbook of Texas Online (, accessed November 26, 2015. Uploaded on June 15, 2010. Published by the Texas State Historical Association.