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$2.9 billion

Reinvestment in designated Main Street communities since 1981

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Historic Texas Lands Plaque

Recognizing Archeological Preservation Efforts

Our Historic Texas Lands Plaque recognizes private landowners who demonstrate their appreciation for Texas history and prehistory by preserving archeological sites on their property.

Ceramic piece was found during an excavation at San Felipe de Austin

Ceramics That Tell Stories

Learn what different ceramic markings can reveal about a site in an archeological investigation.

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • The Glen Rose Downtown Historic District in Glen Rose, Texas, was listed recently in the National Register of Historic Places. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) assisted in the nomination of this property in recognition of its importance to the history of Glen Rose and the State of Texas. Noted for its historical significance, the district joins other properties in Somervell County and around the state with National Register status.

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