Historical Marker Workshop - Lufkin

Jul 29 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Lufkin City Hall, Room 202

300 E. Sheppard
Lufkin  Texas

Join the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and learn to research and apply for an Official Texas Historical Marker for your community. The free workshop provides an overview of important historical research fundamentals, as participants walk through a sample historical marker application and sample narrative. 

The presentation encourages consideration of the elements which comprise successful marker applications. Topics include historical significance and integrity, conducting research, primary v. secondary sources, research tools, writing the narrative and the roles of the THC and county historical commissions (CHCs) in the application process.

Please call 512-463-5853 or email history@thc.texas.gov to register.