From the THC

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.

Statewide News & Events

  • The THC has launched its Hurricane Harvey Disaster Assistance Program to help historic resources impacted by Harvey, one of the worst weather disasters in U.S. history. The State of Texas was recently awarded more than $12.3 million in federal grants from the National Parks Service’s Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Emergency Supplemental Historic Preservation Fund.

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