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Texas Civil War Monuments dedicated since 2008

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El Camino Real de los Tejas road segment at Caddo Mounds.

Spirit of Place and Mother Earth's (Wa-da-t'-i-na) Bounty

At Caddo Mounds, staff member Rachel explores beyond the wayside panels and mounds for evidence of Mother Earth’s (Wa-da-t’-i-na) bounty, a gift that brought the Caddo, and all who followed, to East Texas.

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

  • TPTF grant recipient Itasca Depot, Hill County

    The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is pleased to announce that it has reinstated its popular Texas Preservation Trust Fund Grant Program (TPTF), which offers matching grants for qualified historic preservation projects around the state. The deadline for receipt of the initial application form is 5 p.m. on Friday, October 31.

  • 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.

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