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  • 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.

  • Texas Heritage Travel Guide cover

    Experience the vastness and wonder of the Lone Star State with the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) new Texas Heritage Travel Guide. Encompassing all 10 Texas Heritage Trail Regions, the free statewide guide highlights historic destinations that tell the real stories of Texas.

  • McClennan County Courthouse, photo courtesy The Texas Collection at Baylor University

    January brings the start of a new legislative session in Austin, and a dynamic Texas Historical Commission exhibit highlighting the importance of Texas’ historic county courthouses will greet legislators, their staffs, stakeholder groups, and other visitors to the State Capitol.

  • Recipients accept the Governor's Award.

    The THC is accepting nominations for the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation and the John L. Nau, III Award of Excellence in Museums. Nominations must be received no later than Friday, February 27, 2015.