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16,265

Official State Historical Markers in Texas as of Jan. 1, 2016

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Fulton Mansion after Hurricane Harvey

2017 at the THC: A Year in Review

2017 felt like a rollercoaster ride for many people, and it was no exception for the THC. We experienced many highs and lows—from a new addition to our state historic sites to sustaining hurricane damage to several of those sites.

Old Town Block Party, Royce City

Main Street Matters: Spotlight on Royse City

Throughout the years, Royse City has continued to be a cozy, small town with friendly folks. Much of the historic architecture of the old downtown still exists by the railroad, and now, Royse City boasts a vibrant and vintage atmosphere.

Chisholm Trail

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • James Farmer Marker

    February is African American History Month, and the Texas Historical Commission offers numerous travel resources to help Texans journey and discover these stories, including the African American heritage travel guide and mobile app tour.

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