Spanning the centuries and the breadth of Texas from the Rio Grande to the Sabine River, a “royal road” connects the present to the past. El Camino Real de los Tejas National Historic Trail was designated as part of the National Trails System by the U.S. Congress in 2004, but its story started far earlier, as a series of routes laid...
Posts About heritage tourism
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From wartime service to seeking civil rights, African Americans have been shaping Texas for hundreds of years. Heritage destinations across the state showcase stories of outstanding bravery, caring for one’s community, and more. In this online presentation, representatives from five organizations share the histories of their sites and how the public...
Friday, June 24, 2016 - 10:55am
By Rob Hodges, THC Digital Media Coordinator
What a blur, but what a blast!
After several months of exhaustive planning and detailed behind-the-scenes work by a large team of THCers and partners, Real Places—our first-ever heritage travel conference—seemed like it was over in no time. But it was great while it lasted!
Before I share my takeaways, let me provide...