Texas Historical Commission

Safely Make Your Holidays Merry and Bright at a Texas State Park, THC Historic Site

Texas State Parks and the Texas Historical Commission host self-guided and social distanced events celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas Although holiday celebrations look a little different this year, Texas State Parks and the Texas Historical Commission State Historic Sites are hosting more than 50 events across the state to help bring in some holiday cheer. Starting this Saturday, Nov. 21, 32 Texas State Parks and six State Historic Sites are presenting Thanksgiving and Christmas themed scavenger hunts, […]

Texas Archeologists Hold Networking Event in San Felipe

TASN workshop attendees, left to right: Steve Salyer, Bob Ward, Sandy Rogers, Gary Ryman and Bob Crosser - photo courtesy Texas Historical Commission

By George Slaughter Like professionals in other fields, archeologists attend networking events to meet their peers and attend professional training sessions. Members of the Texas Archeological Stewardship Network (TASN) did those things near Katy earlier this month when almost 100 members visited the new San Felipe de Austin Museum. The Texas Historical Commission holds an annual meeting of these avocationals who serve as points of contact and provide evaluation on archeological issues that occur in […]