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13.5 million

Historic artifacts in U.S. collecting institutions are at risk

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The damaged landscape surrounding Fulton Mansion State Historic Site

Harvey's Historic Wrath

When Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Gulf Coast with 130 mph winds on August 25, the primary concern was protecting Texans’ lives. After the storm cleared, efforts shifted to the extensive structural damage along the coast and in dozens of flooded communities.

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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