The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site, 890 West State Highway 56 in Bonham, will have educational and fun activities of a bygone era on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1–3 p.m.


The programming will feature two different educational tours of the home and hands-on activities both days. On Tuesday, the theme is “Sam Rayburn, Statesman” and includes a patriotic kite for kids to create. The next day, the theme is “Sam Rayburn, Farmer” with pretend calf roping practice and a make and take farm mosaic craft. Both indoor and outdoor activities are planned so participants are encouraged to dress appropriately for the weather.


The event is for children 3-10 years of age. All children must be accompanied by an adult caregiver or parent. Space is limited and there is a $3 activity fee each day to help cover the cost of supplies.


Please contact the Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site at 903-583-5558 to make reservations in advance.


The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site tells the real story of Sam Rayburn, one of the most powerful and influential politicians of the 20th century in his authentic 1916 home. Preserved as a period time capsule, the two-story home contains all original Rayburn furnishings and housewares. The Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site is one of 31 historic attractions operated by the Texas Historical Commission.


For more information, visit www.visitsamrayburnhouse.com.