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2023 Star of Texas Event

Hotel Drover | 200 Mule Alley, Fort Worth, TX 76164 | Friday, March 24, 2023

Archeologist Dr. Michael Collins at the Gault archeological site, photo courtesy of the Gault School for Archeological Research

The Texas Historical Foundation Star of Texas Award honors individuals or businesses for their exceptional contributions towards preserving the Lone Star State's history and inspiring its future. 

The prestigious award is being presented in 2023 to the Cavender family, founders of Cavender's, an iconic Texas company with an important contribution to preserving and promoting Texas culture across the state and nation through its retail endeavors.

Grant Presentations

A look at the history of the Longini-Herrmann House and San Antonio's Hemisfair neighborhood. Hemisfair Conservancy will be presented with their Spring 2023 grant on March 4, 2023 at the Longini-Herrman.

Tom Lea Institute, El Paso, to be presented with Spring 2023 grant from the Texas Historical Foundation to pursue further work on the Tom Lea Trail's mobile website and app.

Urban Farmstead Museum | 1316 W. 6th Street, Austin | February 7, 2023

Presentations scheduled for THF grant recipients Los Amigos de la Loma, Del Rio, and Friends of the Texas Historical Commission, Austin.

Press Releases

Eleven grant recipients named for Texas Historical Foundation's Winter 2023 funding cycle. Winners include The Orange Show Foundation, Houston, Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Austin, and Tom Lea Institute, El Paso.

Eleven Texas projects secure funding in the most recent round of Texas Historical Foundation grants.

Seven preservation groups in Texas are winners of the latest round of grants from the Texas Historical Foundation. Learn more about the Summer 2022 recipients.