Real Places 2018 Conference

Jan 10 2018 - 9:00am to Jan 12 2018 - 1:30pm

Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

701 East 11th Street
Austin, TX 78701

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If you are passionate about seeking out, saving, and leveraging the real places and real stories of your community, the Texas Land Title Association, Phoenix 1 Restoration and Construction, and the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission invite you to join us January 10–12 in Austin for REAL PLACES 2018—a Texas Historical Commission conference focused on preserving, revitalizing, and experiencing the Texas mystique.

Featured speakers include noted Texas writer Joe Nick Patoski, preservation economist Donovan Rypkema, social preservationist Dr. Andrea Roberts, and preservation anarchist Franklin Vagnone. Entertainment will be provided by the legendary Ray Benson (of Asleep at the Wheel) and the Peterson Brothers.

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View the full schedule, learn more about the conference, and register at

NOTE: Early-bird registration is available until December 1.