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Number of buildings, structures and objects designated as Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks (RTHLs) from 1962 to 2012

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Students Get a Kick Out of Victorian Etiquette

More than 150 Aransas County 1st–5th graders discovered Victorian etiquette can be fun during the Summer Experience in Aransas Camp, which included a visit to Fulton Mansion State Historic Site.

Iwo Jima Monument, Harlingen

Experience Texas in WWII at These Seven Sites

Texas played a significant role in the U.S. war efforts during World War II. Explore the legacy of these efforts at seven sites around the state that are featured in our new mobile tour, “World War II on the Texas Home Front.”

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  • National Museum of the Pacific War

    September 2 marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. Though the battles were fought far from the Lone Star State, Texas—and Texans—played a significant role in the U.S. war efforts. The Texas Historical Commission’s latest mobile tour, "World War II on the Texas Home Front" explores the legacy of these efforts in Texas and their lasting impact.

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