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$396,489

Total Certified Local Government grant awards over last three years

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Museum construction at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site

Get a Sneak Peek at San Felipe de Austin’s Upcoming Museum

Get an update on the significant progress being made on the construction of a new museum at our San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site.

Fort McKavett’s telegraph system in use

Shrinking the Nation: Telegraphy at Fort McKavett

Our Fort McKavett State Historic Site now has a telegraph system to demonstrate how frontier soldiers communicated rapidly across great distances.

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Entries are still being accepted for the 2017 Celebrate Main Street Sweepstakes to win a trip for two to Harlingen. The prize package includes two nights of lodging at the Courtyard by Marriot Harlingen, meals at local restaurants like Colletti’s Italian Restaurant and popular El Sombrero Mexican restaurant, plus other fun-filled activities in downtown Harlingen.

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