Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.
  • Participants enjoyed a game of badminton during the Mayfest festival in RockportParticipants enjoyed a game of badminton during the Mayfest festival in Rockport
  • An archeology field school in San Felipe de Austin begins to uncover Texas' Colonial pastAn archeology field school in San Felipe de Austin begins to uncover Texas' Colonial past
  • Education is alive at San Felipe!Education is alive at San Felipe!
  • Children enjoyed the traditional Maypole dance at Mayfest in RockportChildren enjoyed the traditional Maypole dance at Mayfest in Rockport
  • Diversity Intern Idali Reyes at the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission meetingDiversity Intern Idali Reyes at the Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission meeting

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To be entered to win a behind-the-scenes tour of La Belle

Make a gift of any amount between August 21 and August 29 to the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission's Texas Heroes Annual Fund and be entered in a drawing to receive a behind-the-scenes VIP tour of La Belle exhibit as it is being installed at the Bullock Texas State History Museum. The tour will be guided by Jim Bruseth, former THC archeology division director and guest curator of La Belle. This opportunity is only available in conjunction with the Friends’ year-end annual campaign to support THC projects. We need your help to raise $18,000 by August 31.

Make a gift today to preserve Texas history.

 

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When you shop, you preserve Texas history. So, shop away! The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission has partner with various organizations and businesses to make it easy for you to support preservation in Texas. Choose from several different options from buying groceries, to ordering a book or shopping for a birthday present. When you shop using the options below, a portion of your purchase will go to the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission. So, shop away and help preserve Texas history!

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