The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the state agency for historic preservation. We save the real places that tell the real stories of Texas.. The THC is in the business of preserving and leveraging Texas' diverse history for the social and economic benefit of its citizens. We are committed to:
• Empowering our local, state, and national partners to effectively preserve the resources that keep Texas history alive
• Teaching Texas communities to use historic assets to help create economic opportunities and foster a sense of place
• Cultivating a culture of creativity and excellence for our employees
• Serving the residents of Texas and our diverse clients with the highest standards of professionalism, responsiveness, consistency, accountability, and ethics
The Friends of the Texas Historical Commission (a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation) develops private resources to assist the Texas Historical Commission with its mission to identify, preserve, and protect our state's historic places. Learn more about how the Friends work with us to safeguard Texas history at www.thcfriends.org.
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