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  • The Texas Historical Commission voted January 29 to accept the Mission Nuestra Señora de los Dolores de los Ais (Mission Dolores) property in San Augustine as a Texas State Historic Site.

  • Photo from an outdoor wedding at the Varner Hogg Plantation State Historic Site.

    From Victorian mansions and a former sugarcane plantation to a 150-year-old riverfront inn, several of the Texas Historical Commission’s state historic sites provide one-of-a-kind venues for weddings and special events. The following sites offer interesting connections to Texas history where you can plan events your family and friends will remember for years to come.

  • Photo of John L. Nau, III Award of Excellence in Museums presentation.

    The Texas Historical Commission (THC) offers awards to recognize accomplishments and exemplary leadership in the preservation of Texas history and heritage. The THC is now accepting nominations for the Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation and the John L. Nau, III Award of Excellence in Museums.

  • Photo of former diversity intern working in the field at an archeological site.

    The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is accepting applications for the 2016 Diversity Internship program. The Diversity Internship in Historic Preservation was created to build interest in and awareness of careers in historic preservation for students from underrepresented cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups.

  • Photo of the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum

    The Texas Historical Commission recognized the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum with the John L. Nau, III Award of Excellence in Museums. The award was presented Tuesday during a special ceremony at the museum in Cuero.