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The number of historic artifacts in the Historic Sites collection

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From the THC Blog

Saints Cyril and Methodius Church

Leading By Example: Preservation in Fayette County

Fayette County Judge Ed Janecka speaks to us about celebrating the county’s 175th anniversary, helping restore a painted church, inventorying cemeteries, and more.

Broken glass artifact

History Preserved by Glass

At the THC’s Curatorial Facility for Artifact Research, curatorial staff discover compelling local and familial history by studying glass fragments excavated from Levi Jordan Plantation State Historic Site in Brazoria County.

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site

    April, May, and June all contain 150-year anniversaries of key events of the end of the American Civil War, so this spring is a perfect time to travel to some of the spots around Texas that played an important role in this long-ago conflict that echoes through our culture and politics today.

  • Sabine Farms (Harrison Co.)

    Beginning May 1, the Texas Historical Commission will accept applications for undertold Texas historical markers that address historical gaps and promote diversity of topics and cultures. The deadline for submissions is June 15.

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