Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.
  • Sahawe Indian Dancers performing at Fort Griffin Visitors Center openingSahawe Indian Dancers performing at Fort Griffin Visitors Center opening
  • Conserved Painted Fan - part of the Sam Bell Maxey House artifact collectionConserved Painted Fan - part of the Sam Bell Maxey House artifact collection
  • Buffalo Soldiers at the new Fort Griffin Visitors Center Buffalo Soldiers at the new Fort Griffin Visitors Center
  • Jan Bullock gives opening remarks at La Belle exhibit openingJan Bullock gives opening remarks at La Belle exhibit opening
  • Clara Starr's Opera Glass - part of Starr Family Home artifact collectionClara Starr's Opera Glass - part of Starr Family Home artifact collection

San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site Museum Now Open!

The 10,000-square-foot museum offers visitors a chance to see unique objects on display, including a desk that once belonged to Stephen F. Austin, an 1830s cast iron printing press, and many artifacts recovered during archeological investigations at the site. Learn more here and contact site staff to arrange a group tour, school field trip, or special presentation.

With construction of a few final touches remaining, there's still time to be a part of the capital campaign. Learn more!


 

Development Seminar Dates Announced for 2018

The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission coordinates Development Seminars geared towards volunteer leadership (board members and advisors) and staff from nonprofit organizations interested in learning more about securing philanthropic support for their organization. The series is suited for large and small organizations from any discipline with limited development staff, and highlights best practices while facilitating dynamic group interactions to help attendees build and strengthen their fundraising "tool-kit" so they can more effectively and sustainably achieve their mission.

Click here for upcoming dates and registration information!
 


 

 

 

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