Historical Marker Workshop - Johnson City

Jun 25 2014 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Blanco County Annex, Hoppe Room

101 E. Cypress
Johnson City, TX

Join the Texas Historical Commission (THC) and learn to research and apply for an Official Texas Historical Marker for your community. The free workshop 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.

Please call 512-463-5853 or email history@thc.texas.gov to register.