Fast Facts

313,088

The number of people who participated in THC Historic Sites programs in FY 2014

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From the THC

Youth in Main Street

Main Street programs often create partnerships with local schools, and offer community service opportunities and education to students using heritage resources. These are some of the ways Main Street communities are involving youth.

Laredito neighborhood in San Antonio

The Diaz-Saucedas at Casa Navarro

Learn about the lost Laredito neighborhood in San Antonio and the Diaz-Sauceda family who lived at the legendary Casa Navarro site during the 20th century.

Medallion cover Rockport museum

The Medallion

THC’s official magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects, Texas’ historic sites, and heritage tourism.

Statewide News & Events

  • The Texas World War I Centennial Commemoration Association will host its 2018 Planning & Coordination Conference on March 2 in Austin. The conference will provide information, resources, and coordination for Texans interested in orchestrating World War I commemoration activities for their communities and organizations.

  • Samuel Walker Family

    The history of African Americans in Texas is the story of Texas and Texans. The Texas Historical Commission offers resources to aid in the telling of these stories, including a mobile app tour that acts as a virtual travel guide, which was recently updated to include five new sites that tell prominent, as well as little-known, stories of African American heritage throughout Texas.

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