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    The Texas Historical Commission’s recent Real Places 2019 conference brought together hundreds of individuals and organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Texas’ historic places and the stories they tell. During the conference, the agency honored 11 worthy recipients for accomplishments and exemplary leadership in the preservation of Texas’ heritage.

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    The Texas Historical Commission is allocating nearly $1.2 million to 25 counties with awards of up to $50,000 each to help plan for preserving their historic courthouses. The agency announced the grant recipients during its recent quarterly meeting in Austin.

  • Owners of rapidly deteriorating historic or archeological resources in Texas can apply for grant funding from the Texas Historical Commission. The THC encourages applications for projects that involve properties, sites, or collections that address issues of ethnic diversity and other historically underserved subjects, groups, and property types. Heritage education projects are also eligible for funding.

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    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.

  • The San Antonio downtown and River Walk Historic District in Bexar County was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places.