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1833

The year that Jose Antonio Navarro registered his cattle brand

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Landmark Inn souvenirs

Newly Restocked Museum Store Opened at Landmark Inn

At our Landmark Inn State Historic Site’s new museum store, you’ll find not only souvenir items such as t-shirts, refrigerator magnets, and mugs, but also products such as tin sconces and beeswax candles that hark back to the olden days of the site.

Stateside at the Paramount marquee

Real Places Rundown

See highlights from our first-ever heritage travel conference, Real Places 2016.

Spring 2016 Medallion cover

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Photo of buildings damaged during Hurricane Ike.

    The Texas Historical Commission can assist property owners, local officials, and government agencies in communities impacted by the recent weather events in Texas. The agency can also advise owners of historic properties on the proper clean-up, rehabilitation techniques, and technical preservation issues in the aftermath of a disaster.

  • Photo of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church historical marker.

    Texas history is filled with stories of people and places that may not be widely known, yet are important components of the state’s culture and heritage. The Texas Historical Commission’s Undertold Markers Program is your chance to nominate these as recipients for permanent historical markers that address gaps in history, promote diversity of topics, and proactively document significant underrepresented subjects or stories.

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