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$224 million

County Matching Funds Toward Courthouse Preservation

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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

  • The letters R and P in gold, with the number 24 below it also in gold

    Registration is open for Real Places 2024, the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) historic preservation and heritage tourism conference, which unites people who are passionate about finding, saving, and leveraging the real places and real stories of their communities. Real Places 2024 will take place April 3-5 as a true hybrid experience—attendees will choose to participate in the full conference either in person or virtually.

  • Sebastopol House Museum in Seguin

    The Texas Historical Commission (THC) awarded grant funding to 12 projects from its Texas Preservation Trust Fund (TPTF) and financed four additional projects from special earmarked funds available to eligible projects in Dallas at its quarterly meeting on October 27. The THC selected the 16 projects from 37 initial applications to be recipients of the Fiscal Year 2024 TPTF grant awards totaling $892,403.

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