Archeology at Levi Jordan Plantation

Archeology in Texas

The Archeology Division works to identify, protect, and preserve Texas' irreplaceable archeological heritage.

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Preservation Programs

Explore our programs designed to help you preserve our state's history and heritage.

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Preservation Tools and Resources

Whether you need to brush up, or just getting started, we have the tools you need to help maintain your historic properties.

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Designate Historic Properties

Learn how to acquire designation as a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, State Antiquities Landmark, or the National Register of Historic Places.

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Grants, Tax Credits, and Funding

Find what you need to get your project funded.

Denison, TX Main Street

Tourism and Economic Development

See all the opportunities we have to help drive visitation and boost your community's economy. 

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Preservation Awards

The Texas Historical Commission (THC) offers annual awards to recognize worthy accomplishments and exemplary leadership in the preservation of Texas’ heritage.

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Real Places Conference

The Real Places Conference provides an opportunity for preservationists and officials to network and learn practical, actionable solutions they can apply in their community.