Fast Facts


Number of people attending "Education in Livingston" historical marker dedication in Polk County in April 2008

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From the THC

USS Houston

Safeguarding the Sunken

Detecting and protecting shipwrecks from looting and vandalism contributes to long-term preservation of important cultural resources and greater opportunities to both learn and share their impacts on our history.

Bayonet training at Camp Bowie

WWI: Lone Star Legacy

Read an overview of the Great War, including a general timeline, impact, and the role of Texas.

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Chisholm Trail Press Release 2017

    The Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) latest travel publication is a timely redesign and expansion of the long out-of-print heritage travel guide, The Chisholm Trail: Exploring the Folklore and Legacy. It coincides with this year’s 150th anniversary of the Chisholm Trail.

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