Fast Facts


The number of hand-painted tiles in the "Laredito" mural at Casa Navarro by San Antonio artist Jesse Trevino

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Tower Station/U-Drop-In (Conoco) building in Shamrock

Getting our Kicks on Route 66

When the Military Vehicle Preservation Association’s Route 66 Convoy rolled through Texas this fall, one lucky staffer got to ride along in three different military vehicles.

Mole cooking demonstration

Making Your Own Mole at Casa Navarro

Mole is a rich sauce in Mexican cuisine that is traditionally prepared during the holidays. Follow the easy instructions from the staff at Casa Navarro to make your own!

Chisholm Trail

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • If you are looking for unique and creative gifts for a Texas history buff, look no further than one of the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) state historic sites. The THC released new merchandise at many of its state historic sites on December 15, just in time for the holidays.

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