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3 Trail Regions

have at least one history museum in every county.

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Bringing Texas Barbecue History to the Table

Regardless of approach, the history of barbecue in Texas boasts a fascinating mix of cultures and techniques that spawned the smorgasbord of cuisines many people enjoy today.

From Doris to Dwight

Texans have always contributed a surplus of soldiers and resources to the nation’s military. But several of the state’s participants in World War II went above and beyond the call of duty.

The Medallion

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

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  • The Mineral Wells Central Historic District in Palo Pinto County was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Mineral Wells Central Historic District includes an impressive assortment of significant commercial, civic, governmental, and industrial buildings that reflect the development of the city through the post-World War II period.

  • The Bogata Historic District in Red River County was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. Comprised predominantly of modest one- and two-story commercial block buildings built between 1910 and 1920, the district represents the central business core of the small agricultural community of Bogata.

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