About BonhamNamed for James B. Bonham, a hero of the Alamo siege, Bonham is in the heart of the fertile Blacklands. Hamlets with names such as Telephone and Bug Tussle attest to the “down-homeness” of the area. During the Civil War the town was headquarters of the Texas Confederate forces.
In a park next to Sam Rayburn Library and Museum is Fort Inglish Museum and Village. Structures include three original, restored log cabins dating from the 1830s and a replica of the 1837 fort; phone (903) 583-3943 or (903) 583-8042. The village is open Thurs.-Sat. 11-3, Apr.-Sept.
Visitor Centers Bonham Area Chamber of Commerce 327 N. Main St. Bonham, TX 75418. Phone:(903)583-4811
Things to Do Fannin County Museum of History
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