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Construction date of Liberty Village, Groesbeck, the newest property certified for state tax credits to date

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A night photo of the neon marquee of the Plaza Theater in Garland Texas

Midcentury Masterpiece Theaters

Texas is home to a number of beautifully restored Midcentury Modern movie theaters and concert venues.

Bringing Texas Barbecue History to the Table

Regardless of approach, the history of barbecue in Texas boasts a fascinating mix of cultures and techniques that spawned the smorgasbord of cuisines many people enjoy today.

The Medallion

THC’s official magazine containing news and advice about preservation projects, Texas’ historic sites, and heritage tourism.

Statewide News & Events

  • Thumbnail of Tom Lea painting of desert scene with cactus

    The Texas Historical Commission recently launched a mobile tour dedicated to the life and work of prolific artist and El Paso native, Tom Lea. Texas Time Travel Tours is a suite of multimedia mobile tours created by the THC, featuring narrated history, GPS-enabled maps, photo galleries, short videos, and audio clips. The Tom Lea Trail Tour, created in partnership with the Tom Lea Institute, is the 12th statewide tour added to the platform.

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