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the total number of construction jobs created from federal tax credit projects in Texas between 2002 and 2015

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Triumph and Tragedy on the Early Texas Frontier

Triumph and Tragedy on the Early Texas Frontier

Almost forgotten by generations of Texans, the 1813 Battle of Medina was the fierce and bloody climax of the first Texas war for independence.

Houston Emancipation Avenue Main Street stakeholders met with Texas Main Street Program and Town Square Initiative staff

The Story of Houston’s Third Ward and Emancipation Avenue

How can we use cultural history as a catalyst to economically revitalize a neighborhood?

The Medallion

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

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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.

  • Bell County Courthouse

    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.

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