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  • Gov. Abbott presents award to Dr. Truett and Harriet Latimer

    Gov. Greg Abbott and the THC presented Dr. Truett and Harriet Latimer with the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation on October 2 at the Texas State Capitol.

  • Family Archeology Day at Confederate Reunion Grounds.

    October is Texas Archeology Month and chances are there are fairs, demonstrations, and other fun educational events taking place at a Texas Historical Commission historic site near you.

  • Spanish mission with flowers.

    The Texas Historical Commission’s first Spanish-language travel guide, “Texas Hispano: Viaje Desde El Imperio Hasta La Democracia” is now available, featuring hundreds of heritage tourism sites significant to the Hispanic experience in Texas.

  • Hispanic men playing musical instruments.

    September is Hispanic Heritage Month, and a new online app from the Texas Historical Commission can help you connect with the Hispanic stories and places that made the Lone Star State great.

  • Sam Bell Maxey House in Paris.

    Celebrate Grandparents Day on September 13 with a trip to one of the Texas Historical Commission’s 20 historic sites, located throughout the state. From grand Victorian mansions and frontier forts to world-class museums, the sites feature a wide array of real places that tell the real stories of Texas, each offering fun and engaging experiences for the whole family.