Fast Facts


The average number of oil derricks per acre during the height of oil production at the Varner-Hogg Plantation

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Peaches boiling in a cast iron pot.

Summer Peaches at Casa Navarro

Using a recipe from the UTSA Libraries Mexican Cookbook Collection, staff at Casa Navarro State Historic Site experiment with making a tasty peach sauce using fruit from the site's peach tree.

Junior Historians from Hopewell Middle School have been working to preserve Union Hill Cemetery

Connecting with Students

In this Q&A, we speak with the Texas State Historical Association’s Jason Harris about the Junior Historians Program and his session at our upcoming Story of Texas Workshop at the Bullock Texas State History Museum.

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Historic image of people riding in antique car.

    Whether reliving America’s original road trip or standing on a historic battlefield, two new mobile tours from the THC let you plan journeys to see the real places where the real stories of Texas took place during two pivotal periods of time.

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