Grass House Returning To Caddo Mounds Summer 2016

Caddo Grass Cutting

Nacogdoches, Texas- It’s time to roll up your sleeves and cut some switch grass! Caddo Mounds State Historic Site (CMSHS) harvested switch grass at the Stephen F. Austin Experimental Forest in Nacogdoches in November 2015 for the construction of a traditional Caddo grass house at the site. The next harvest … Read More

Slocum Massacre Historical Marker Dedication

FIRST HISTORICAL MARKER OF ITS KIND IN TEXAS!

THCSlocum, Texas- On Saturday, January 16, 2016, a historical marker commemorating the Slocum Massacre and listing the names of its officially acknowledged victims will be unveiled in southeastern Anderson County. THIS WILL BE THE FIRST HISTORICAL MARKER IN TEXAS ACKNOWLEDGING RACIAL VIOLENCE Read More

Jefferson’s 33rd Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes

Jefferson, Texas- Jefferson’s 33rd Annual Candlelight Tour of Homes® is scheduled for Dec. 3-5 and Dec. 10-12. You will enjoy the warmth of Christmas in charming historic Jefferson as you get a close up look at lavish homes draped in natural greenery highlighted by glowing candlelight. You will marvel at … Read More

Galveston Historical Foundation Announces 2015 Heritage At Risk List

2818 BALL Galveston Island, Texas– Each year, Galveston Historical Foundation asks the public for nominations to the “Heritage at Risk” list of historic sites and properties in Galveston County. Houses on the list are at risk of being lost due to damage, neglect or proposed development. The Heritage at Risk List is … Read More