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153 million

Photographs in U.S. collecting institutions are at risk

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Restored San Augustine County Courthouse.

May Courthouse of the Month: San Augustine County

Read about this month's historic courthouse, which completed restoration through the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program in 2009 and won a stewardship award for the excellent care given to the building since.

Texian reenactors at Fannin Battleground

Real Places and Real Stories of Texas Rising

Discover places in the Texas Independence Trail Region where fans of the History Channel’s Texas Rising can experience the history of the Texas Revolution firsthand.

The Medallion

THC’s official magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects, Texas’ historic sites, and heritage tourism.

Statewide News & Events

  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed and named John L. Nau, III as chairman of the Texas Historical Commission for a term to expire on February 1, 2021. Gov. Abbott additionally appointed Wallace Jefferson and Anna Benavides Galo to terms set to expire on February 1, 2019 and February 1, 2021, respectively.

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