Stewardship Programs

Supporting Local Preservation Efforts

Preserving Texas’s past is a huge undertaking that requires teams of support and reinforcement. Through volunteering and funding, our stewardship programs aim to aid those in communities across Texas who have protected and continue to protect our history.

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Texas Courthouse Stewardship Program

Since 1999, the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program and its local partners have restored many valuable, historic courthouses throughout the state. In 2005, the Texas Courthouse Stewardship Program was created to train the stewards who maintain these jewels of Texas history.

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Friends Alliance Program

We work with the Community Partnerships Program of the THC’s Historic Sites Division on several initiatives to support local Friends Groups of the State Historic Sites. These initiatives include fiscal sponsorship, professional development and training, and the Friends Alliance Awards.

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Texas Archeological Stewardship Network

The Texas Historical Commission is largely responsible for a public archeology program that preserves and interprets the archeological landscape of Texas—266,807 square miles of land and 254 counties. In 1984, the Texas Archeological Stewardship Network was created to help.

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