Texas Historical Commission

108 W 16th St
Austin TX 78701

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The Texas Historical Commission works to preserve architectural, archeological and cultural landmarks. The commission manages the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, which is a nonprofit organization. It offers on-site, e-mail, phone and office consultation services to groups and individuals. The Texas Historical Commission identifies and protects museum collections, courthouses and cemeteries. The commission coordinates grant programs to assist in restoring, stabilizing and promoting historic properties. It has undertaken excavation projects for archeological sites. The commission provides assistance through several activities, such as disaster relief, workshops and community visioning programs to communities and organizations. It manages an archeology division that conducts and reports investigations.