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The number of stewards in the Texas Archeology Stewardship Network

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Billy and Scott Southwell

The Marker Maker’s Marker

The Southwell Company is the San Antonio foundry that’s made our historical markers since the beginning of the marker program in 1962. It recently received its own historical marker.

A detail from the colorful mural on the Panamerican Center's stage.

Austin’s Tejano Walking Trail

East Austin’s Tejano Walking Trails offer an opportunity to stroll or bike through traditionally Hispanic neighborhoods with layers of fascinating history.

Cover of Winter 2016 Medallion

The Medallion

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Photo from an outdoor wedding at the Varner Hogg Plantation State Historic Site.

    From Victorian mansions and a former sugarcane plantation to a 150-year-old riverfront inn, several of the Texas Historical Commission’s state historic sites provide one-of-a-kind venues for weddings and special events. The following sites offer interesting connections to Texas history where you can plan events your family and friends will remember for years to come.

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