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  • Eisenhower Birthplace State Historic Site

    In celebration of National Preservation Month and Texas Travel and Tourism Week, the Texas Historical Commission will offer free admission to all 20 state historic sites on Sunday, May 3.

  • Economic Impact of Historic Preservation in Texas Report

    A recent University of Texas and Rutgers University economic impact study revealed some surprising facts about the significant benefits of historic preservation efforts in the Lone Star State. Read about the seven key conclusions that the study contained.

  • THC Diversity Intern and Staff

    Applications are now open through March 20 for the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) Diversity Internship Program. The Diversity Internship Program builds interest and awareness in historic preservation, specifically among students from underrepresented cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.

  • Texas flag

    Texas Independence Day commemorates the day in 1836 that Texas revolutionaries, including Sam Houston and José Antonio Navarro, proudly declared Texas’ independence from Mexico. This declaration made at Washington-on-the-Brazos preceded the tragic losses at the Alamo and Goliad, and Texas’ victory over Gen. Santa Anna at San Jacinto.

  • 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.