Fast Facts

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Average number of new historical markers each year THC has produced over the last ten years

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Fort McKavett interpreter dressed as a finish carpenter with his tools.

Learning the Tricks of the Trades at Fort McKavett

Interactive programs at Fort McKavett provide insight into the fort’s history, including a recent program on construction methods used by soldiers in 1852.

Park Day volunteers surround the Battle of Palmito Ranch historical marker

Sesquicentennial Salute

Preparations are in full swing in Cameron County for next year's week-long commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the last battle of the Civil War.

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

Statewide News & Events

  • Historic Bridge in Texas

    The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is working closely with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the Historic Bridge Foundation (HBF) to engage Texans in conversation about historic bridges.

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