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2018 Historical Marker Webinars  print page

by: Rep. White, James
05/18/2018

(Austin, TX) – The Texas Historical Commission is hosting a series of webinars on the Official Texas Historical Marker Program.

This free webinar series led by Historical Markers program staff will cover narrative history research fundamentals, elements that comprise a successful marker application, the role of a CHC Marker Chair, and examples of heritage tourism and preservation using historical markers.
• Narrative history fundamentals - Thursday, May 31, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.
• Role of a CHC Marker Chair - Friday, June 29, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.
• Marker application fundamentals - Wednesday, July 25, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.
• Markers and Heritage Tourism - Wednesday, August 15, 2018, 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm.

To register for a webinar, click on the visit the THC website at http://www.thc.texas.gov/get-involved/training-consulting#markers.

“Southeast Texas has a rich history and there are potential historical sites that may have not been recognized with a historical marker. I urge citizens and members of our historical commissions to attend this informative workshop to learn how we can find, promote, and preserve our history,” said Rep. White.

The workshop will run from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Jasper County Courthouse Annex (271 E. Lamar St.). To sign up for a marker workshop, please contact the History Programs Division at 512-463-5853 or history@thc.texas.gov.

Please do not hesitate to contact either Saul Mendoza, Chief of Staff, or Shawn Dunn, District Director, with questions regarding this release at 512-463-0490 or 409-283-3700.

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Capitol Address:
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Room GN.12

P.O. Box 2910,

Austin, TX 78768

512-463-0490

512-463-9059 Fax

P.O. Box 395,

Woodville, TX 75979

1001 W. Bluff,

Woodville, TX 75979

(409) 283-3700

(409) 283-3702 Fax