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  • Caddo Mounds Entrance Signs after Tornado Destruction

    Our hearts are broken by the suffering of our friends across Alto, Cherokee County, and elsewhere who were impacted by the terrible storm and tornado over the weekend.

  • 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.

  • THC logo

    The Texas Historical Commission’s recent Real Places 2019 conference brought together hundreds of individuals and organizations dedicated to protecting and preserving Texas’ historic places and the stories they tell. During the conference, the agency honored 11 worthy recipients for accomplishments and exemplary leadership in the preservation of Texas’ heritage.

  • Bell County Courthouse

    The Texas Historical Commission is allocating nearly $1.2 million to 25 counties with awards of up to $50,000 each to help plan for preserving their historic courthouses. The agency announced the grant recipients during its recent quarterly meeting in Austin.

  • Owners of rapidly deteriorating historic or archeological resources in Texas can apply for grant funding from the Texas Historical Commission. The THC encourages applications for projects that involve properties, sites, or collections that address issues of ethnic diversity and other historically underserved subjects, groups, and property types. Heritage education projects are also eligible for funding.