Chisum Burial Site
The 1100 block of West Washington, marks the place where John Chisum, Texas and New Mexico cattle baron, was interred 1884 following his death in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
'Second Largest Eiffel Tower in the Second Largest Paris'
Constructed by the Boiler Makers Local #902 utilizing materials, plant space, and employee time donated by Babcock & Wilcox Company, the tower stands as the impetus for Paris being designated '1995 Best Pit Stop' by the Great North American Race. It was 'Texanized' with a cowboy hat in 1998.
Located on South Church St at Jefferson Road, has been operating since September 26, 1866, and is noted not only for its many carved headstones and monuments, but for its size (approximately 40,000 people interred). Of special note is the renown Babcock monument, a twelve foot statue of 'Jesus' with cowboy boots.
Sam Bell Maxey House
Historic home of Confederate General Sam Bell Maxey. Restored by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, this home is open to the public, Friday and Sunday, 1-5 pm; Saturday 10-5 pm; Wednesday and Thursday call for appointment. Admission is $2.00 for adults and $1.00 for children.
This is an indoor/outdoor market and open from June to September. Daily hours are 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. There is plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables.
So you think this is a bunch of Tex'us Twaddle.... take a closer look. Those sure enough are boots.
First United Methodists church
One of the most beautiful buildings in the city!
This beautiful fountain is set dead in the center of the city.