telling the real stories at the Texas Historical Commission's real places
From western forts to Victorian mansions and pivotal battlegrounds, the Texas Historical Commission's 20 state historic sites exemplify a breadth of Texas history. Come explore the real stories at the real places.
Don’t forget that this Sunday, May 15, is the Texas Historical Commission’s (THC) Historic Sites Day. Many state historic sites will be offering free admission all day in celebration of National Preservation Month. View a few of the sites below, and visit the THC website for more information and a full list of participating sites. Celebrate your local history and visit a state historic site for free!