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Average number of days for Texas Historical Commission staff to complete a project review

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A contemporary example of a kitchen restoration

New Year, New Plans for Restoration at Starr Family Home

To help depict the often untold stories from 19th-century domestic life, Starr Family Home will undergo the final stage of interior restoration beginning in 2015, with the focus directed to the back of the house where the kitchen and cook's quarters reside.

Cloth Singleton button

On the Button

THC staff members and Texas Archeological Stewards recently taught Bullock Museum visitors all about 17th century buttons and how to make them.

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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