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Projects reviewed in 2012 that had no effect or no adverse effect on historic properties, compared with those with an adverse effect

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Restored Navarro County Courthouse Highlights the Living Past of Corsicana

Restored Navarro County Courthouse Highlights the Living Past of Corsicana

Red Burnet granite and terra cotta details are on display once again in the newly restored Navarro County Courthouse in Corsicana.

Sam Rayburn House Artifact of the Month: Souvenir Cup

A souvenir cup on display at our Sam Rayburn House State Historic Site inspires a fascinating history of the 1937 Pan-American Exposition in Dallas.

Spring 2016 Medallion cover

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Lynn County Courthouse, Tahoka

    The Texas Historical Commission announced grant recipients for Round IX of the nationally recognized Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program during its July 22 quarterly meeting in Austin. The agency awarded matching grants totaling $20,162,369 to eight counties to aid in preservation of their historic courthouses, including four grants for full historic restorations.

  • Photo of parade in Fort Worth

    On April 6, 2017, Texans will observe the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into World War I. In observance of the upcoming centennial, the Texas Historical Commission is collaborating with the Texas World War I Centennial Commemoration to honor the role of Texas and Texans in the Great War.

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