Stories Preserved

View some of our completed projects.

Thanks to the generous support of donors, we are thrilled to have helped preserve the real stories of Texas. Please feel free to review some of our past projects.

Villa De Austin

Rebuilding History Lost in Fire We have the distinct privilege of partnering with the Texas Historical Commission (THC) on many […]

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San Felipe De Austin State

The State Historic Site San Felipe de Austin, a town founded by Stephen F. Austin in 1823, has a fascinating […]

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World War I Legacy Project

The First World War On April 6, 2017, the United States observed the 100th anniversary of America’s entry into the […]

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Historic Sites Guidebook Development Initiative

With funding provided by the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, the Historic Sites Division of the Texas Historical Commission […]

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French Legation State Historic Site Restoration

The Tale of the French Legation The French Legation was built in 1841 as a private home for Alphonse Dubois, […]

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Restoring the Fulton Mansion

Hurricane Harvey Hits The Fulton Mansion State Historic Site, operated by the Texas Historical Commission (THC), is visited annually by […]

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Restoring the Starr Family
Home Portraits

The Family The Starr Family Home portraits provide a glimpse into an important Texas family who influenced the settlement and […]

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Honoring Texas’s Role
in World War II

Texas’s Contribution On December 7, 1941, the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, motivating the United States to join the Allied […]

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Texas In The Cold War
Oral History

When the Lone Star State Met the Iron Curtain: Recollections of Texas in the Cold War   Understanding the Cold […]

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Red River War Battle Sites Project

The Red River War In the summer of 1874, U.S. military forces launched a major campaign against the Southern Plains […]

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La Belle Excavation

French cannons buried by the Spanish in 1689 were uncovered on a private ranch in Victoria County by archeologists from […]

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Crystal City Japanese American Confinement Site

It Began With Pearl Harbor On December 7, 1941, the Empire of Japan launched a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor, […]

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Bernardo Plantation

A Role in Texas’s Fight for Freedom The 1822 Bernardo Plantation was the first and largest cotton plantation in the […]

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