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29 and 25 years

Carolyn Howard/Beaumont (29 yrs), Beverly Abel/Tyler (25 yrs) recognized nationally for service to Main Street

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Three yellow copper lilies at Caddo Mounds

The Copper Lilies at Caddo Mounds: A Serendipitous Tale

Caddo Mounds staff explores the possible origins of copper lily blooms at the site.

Workshop attendees in Laredo dance "Cumbia"

Heritage Tourism Workshop Inspires Laredo and Rio Grande City Leaders

The THC’s Heritage Tourism Program recently launched its first heritage tourism workshops in Laredo and Rio Grande City, bringing together community members to identify untapped cultural-heritage resources in each city.

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Statewide News & Events

  • Operation "Paper Clip" rocket test

    The Texas Historical Commission is in the midst of a two-year series of free oral history training workshops around the state called “When the Lone Star State Met the Iron Curtain: Recollections of Texas in the Cold War.” An initiative of the THC’s Military Sites Program, the series highlights the real places telling the real stories of Texas’ involvement in the Cold War, including the home front.

  • Fayette County Courthouse historical marker

    The Texas Historical Commission is currently accepting applications for subject markers, designated Historic Texas Cemeteries (HTC), and Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks (RTHLs). Applications must be submitted to the appropriate county historical commission (CHC), and the deadline for CHCs to forward applications to the THC is November 15.

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