Historical Marker Webinar

May 22 2014 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm

At your home or office computer


Join the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and learn to research and apply for an Official Texas Historical Marker for your community. The free webinar provides an overview of important historical research fundamentals, as participants walk through a sample historical marker application and sample narrative. 

The presentation encourages consideration of the elements which comprise successful marker applications. Topics include historical significance and integrity, conducting research, primary v. secondary sources, research tools, writing the narrative and the roles of the THC and county historical commissions (CHCs) in the application process.

Led by HIstorical Markers program staff, the webinar will be offered on three dates: May 22, July 22 and August 14. Please call 512-463-5853 or email history@thc.texas.gov to register as space is limited.