From the THC

James L. Farmer, Jr.

The Undertold Story of James Farmer, Jr.

Last year, the THC dedicated a historical marker for civil rights icon James L. Farmer, Jr. in his hometown of Marshall as part of the Undertold Marker Program.

Members of the Youth Advisory Council for Carthage Main Street

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.

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

  • Stay An Extra Day In Texas

    The THC's Texas Heritage Trails Program is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year by launching a 10-month-long sweepstakes with prize packages offering travel getaways—one to each of the 10 trail regions. The Stay an Extra Day Sweepstakes encourages travelers to take a deeper dive into their explorations of the Lone Star State by staying an extra day.

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