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Counties have received full restoration funding through the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program

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A night photo of the neon marquee of the Plaza Theater in Garland Texas

Midcentury Masterpiece Theaters

Texas is home to a number of beautifully restored Midcentury Modern movie theaters and concert venues.

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.

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Tyler County Courthouse

    The Tyler Downtown Historic District was recently listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) assisted in the nomination of this property in recognition of its importance to the history of Tyler and the State of Texas.

  • Front of Magoffin Home

    The Magoffin Home State Historic Site will reopen to the public on a six-day schedule starting November 27, 2022. The historic home and visitors center will be open Tuesday through Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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