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  • TPTF grant recipient Itasca Depot, Hill County

    The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is pleased to announce that it has reinstated its popular Texas Preservation Trust Fund Grant Program (TPTF), which offers matching grants for qualified historic preservation projects around the state. The deadline for receipt of the initial application form is 5 p.m. on Friday, October 31.

  • Operation "Paper Clip" rocket test

    The Texas Historical Commission is in the midst of a two-year series of free oral history training workshops around the state called “When the Lone Star State Met the Iron Curtain: Recollections of Texas in the Cold War.” An initiative of the THC’s Military Sites Program, the series highlights the real places telling the real stories of Texas’ involvement in the Cold War, including the home front.

  • Fayette County Courthouse historical marker

    The Texas Historical Commission is currently accepting applications for subject markers, designated Historic Texas Cemeteries (HTC), and Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks (RTHLs). Applications must be submitted to the appropriate county historical commission (CHC), and the deadline for CHCs to forward applications to the THC is November 15.

  • Excavation at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site

    Texas Archeology Month (TAM) is just around the corner in October, and the Texas Historical Commission (THC) has created a system for gathering TAM event information online.

  • Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission logo

    The Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission (THGC) offers grant funds for organizations and projects that assist the THGC’s mission to support Holocaust and genocide courses of study and awareness programs. Funding is available for a variety of programs, including classroom education, workshops, oral history recordings, and memorials and exhibits.