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  • Photo of buildings damaged during Hurricane Ike.

    The Texas Historical Commission can assist property owners, local officials, and government agencies in communities impacted by the recent weather events in Texas. The agency can also advise owners of historic properties on the proper clean-up, rehabilitation techniques, and technical preservation issues in the aftermath of a disaster.

  • Photo of the Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church historical marker.

    Texas history is filled with stories of people and places that may not be widely known, yet are important components of the state’s culture and heritage. The Texas Historical Commission’s Undertold Markers Program is your chance to nominate these as recipients for permanent historical markers that address gaps in history, promote diversity of topics, and proactively document significant underrepresented subjects or stories.

  • The Texas Historical Commission’s state historic sites will participate in the Blue Star Museums program, which gives active military personnel and their families free admission to museums and historic sites across Texas and the U.S. Coordinated by the National Endowment for the Arts, the program begins May 30 on Memorial Day and continues through Labor Day, September 5.

  • Photo of the restored Denton County Courthouse

    The Texas Historical Commission’s Texas Main Street Program celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. To celebrate the milestone, the THC is hosting a sweepstakes with prize packages offering a weekend getaway to a Main Street city.

  • Photo of Fort Lancaster State Historic Site

    After being closed for more than a year, Fort Lancaster State Historic Site, a Texas Historical Commission property, will celebrate the grand reopening of its visitors center 1 p.m. Saturday May 21 during the Annual Western Frontiers Day event.