Preservation Month and 2nd Story Tours Slated for May

Nacogdoches, Texas- Citizens in Nacogdoches will join thousands of individuals around the country as part of a nationwide celebration of 2016 National Preservation Month in May 2016. “This Place Matters” is the theme of the month-long celebration, which is sponsored by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.… 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

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

Braly Builders Supply- A True Texas Treasure

Palestine, Texas- Local community leaders, business owners, and government officials gathered at Braly Builders Supply on Thursday, August 27, where they celebrated the presentation of the Texas Treasure Business Award with the Braly family.… Read More

Galveston Heritage Festival to Debut August 15th

Galveston Island, Texas– Book your passage now for Galveston Historical Foundation’s newest event, the Galveston Heritage Festival! Enjoy music, food and entertainment from numerous cultural groups and organizations from throughout Texas while learning more about the early days of immigration through the Port of Galveston. Held in Kempner Park at … Read More