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Restored Newton County Courthouse

January Courthouse of the Month: Newton County

After a devastating fire gutted 95 percent of the historic Newton County Courthouse, a full restoration with assistance from the Texas Legislature and the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program has helped the courthouse reassume its place as the centerpiece of the community.

Brazoria Militia members fire the cannon.

Varner-Hogg Plantation by Candlelight

With its pathways illuminated by twinkling lights and glowing candles, Varner-Hogg Plantation State Historic Site welcomed visitors for an evening celebration with activities including a nighttime cannon firing by the Brazoria Militia, tours of the 1800s plantation house, and more.

Fall 2014 Medallion

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Meridian Highway, San Antonio

    Passing through 800 miles of central Texas and some of the state’s most iconic cities and destinations, the Meridian Highway is one of the most important north-south highways in Texas and an invaluable part of state culture and history.

  • Property owners, developers, and businesses have a powerful new financial tool to aid in the rehabilitation of historic properties. State tax credits worth 25 percent of the eligible rehabilitation costs are available for eligible income-producing projects, with a project minimum of $5,000 and no project maximum.

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