Preserving the real places and the real stories of Texas.
  • Sahawe Indian Dancers performing at Fort Griffin Visitor Center openingSahawe Indian Dancers performing at Fort Griffin Visitor 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 Visitor Center Buffalo Soldiers at the new Fort Griffin Visitor 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

Registration for the Fall Development Seminar Series is now open!

Volunteers and staff interested in learning more about securing philanthropic support for their organization should join us! The Development Seminar Series is suited for large and small organizations with limited staff in any discipline.

The Development Seminar Series highlights best practices and facilitates dynamic group interactions to help teach fundraisers how to achieve their goals.

The seminars will be September 22 and 23, 2015 at the Robert E. Johnson Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

Learn more about the Development Seminar Series today!

 

Restoration begins on East Texas 1936 Centennial Markers

The Tyler Morning Telegraph detailed the first phase of a project funded by the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission to restore 1936 Texas Centennial Markers. Special thanks to conservator Robert Marshall and his team—Sheila Grimes and Don Reim.

Make a gift to the 1936 Texas Centennial Marker Restoration project.

 
 
 
Picture provided by Tyler Morning Telegraph

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