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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

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

Rockport Railroad Depot | 105 S. Magnolia Street, Rockport | January 20, 2023
Members of the Texas Historical Foundation will present the group's Fall 2022 grant to RCAD in support of restoration of the historic San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railroad Depot.

Lone Star Flight Museum | 11511 Aerospace Ave, Houston | January 11, 2023
A presentation of THF's Spring 2022 grant to the Lone Star Flight Museum to take place Wednesday, January 11 on site at the museum.

1895 City Hall | 140 W Cameron Ave, Rockdale | December 14, 2022
Texas Historical Foundation Director Judy Davis will host a presentation of the organization’s January 2022 grant to Vision Historic Preservation Foundation, Rockdale.


Press Releases

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.

THF names as its new Executive Director, David Preziosi, a 25-year veteran in the field of historic preservation. Preziosi joins THF from Preservation Dallas, where during his tenure as Executive Director he was responsible for preservation, education, and outreach in service of protecting Dallas' historic landmarks.