Fast Facts


Texas Archeology Awareness Week, the precursor to Texas Archeology Month, was first observed during the month of April.

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Fulton Mansion

Fulton's Return

Hurricane Harvey destroyed the roof and left major water damage throughout Fulton Mansion State Historic Site. A year later, a loving community has helped it return to regular visiting hours.

An old sarsaparilla bottle (left) stands next to a bottle once containing “teething syrup” for infants.

History Discovered in Bottles

How did the daily lives of Austinites 100 years ago compare to those of people in other cities at the same time? Archeologists found the answer in a surprising place.

Summer 2018 Medallion cover

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Karnes County Courthouse_web

    The Texas Historical Commission announced grant recipients for Round X of the nationally recognized Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program (THCPP) during its April 27 quarterly meeting in San Felipe. The THC awarded matching grants totaling $19,713,303 to 15 counties to aid in preservation of their historic courthouses, including four grants to undertake full restorations.

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