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  • Texas Gov. Greg Abbott appointed and named John L. Nau, III as chairman of the Texas Historical Commission for a term to expire on February 1, 2021. Gov. Abbott additionally appointed Wallace Jefferson and Anna Benavides Galo to terms set to expire on February 1, 2019 and February 1, 2021, respectively.

  • Presidio La Bahía, Goliad

    The Texas Historical Commission's latest travel guide, "Hispanic Texans: Journey from Empire to Democracy," is available now for free download and online ordering.

  • Sabine Pass Battleground State Historic Site

    April, May, and June all contain 150-year anniversaries of key events of the end of the American Civil War, so this spring is a perfect time to travel to some of the spots around Texas that played an important role in this long-ago conflict that echoes through our culture and politics today.

  • Sabine Farms (Harrison Co.)

    Beginning May 1, the Texas Historical Commission will accept applications for undertold Texas historical markers that address historical gaps and promote diversity of topics and cultures. The deadline for submissions is June 15.

  • The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission Development Seminar Series offers real world advice and best practices to volunteers and staff interested in securing more support for their organization – but the deadline for registration is drawing near.