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    • Tewana Mcmahan Dorner

      The Gibbons House in Paris, Texas. Built by John Chisum Gibbons starting in 1883 and finished in 1884. The house has 12 large rooms. Downstairs there are two parlors on the front, separated by a wide entrance hall. The dining room is behind the south front parlor and a huge sitting room also used as a music room is behind the north parlor. The kitchen was originally separated from the house by a big open porch. Behind this was a divided room - part of this room was used for making breads, the o

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