Fannin County Museum of History picks up the story of Fannin County shortly before the Texas Revolution when Dr. Daniel Rowlett introduced the first twelve families as permanent settlers to the area
Bailey Inglish, founder of Bonham, brought the first settlers to claim homesteads on the rich black land of the Red River Valley in the central part of what was to become Fannin County, in March 1837.
Bonham, TX 75418
Offering a more intimate glimpse into the life of Speaker Sam Rayburn is the Sam Rayburn House Museum.
The 2 story library contains memorabilia and furnishings from the Washington office of Sam Rayburn. Sam or "Mr Sam" as he is affectionately known was one of the country's most powerful and influential Speakers of the House