Skip to main content

Newsletter

To view a newsletter, please click on the headlines below.

 


Stay Up To Date

Submit the form below and you'll begin receiving complimentary Texas Historical Foundation newsletters monthly.

First Name
Last Name

THF Newsletters

Buildingcommunity WORKSHOP helps preserve home in Dallas Freedman's Town, THF partners with THC, Kay Hindes (THF Scholar Director) receives honor, THF participates in Amplify Austin, and previews of the upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine.

Jim Bowie and his family's fateful trip to escape 1833 cholera outbreak; Linden Heritage Foundation grant impact; new members.

Celebrating Juneteenth's history; two Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church grants that helped build a new chapel and funding to become a Texas Historic State Landmark; funding to help R.F. Hardin Museum restore it's historic school info a museum; Grant awarded to Rice University to find slave remains at the Wyatt Chapel Cemetery.

THF names new Development Director; Houston strikes oil and changes Texas history; grant impact of Austin's Historic Millet Opera House; Ruthe Winegarten Foundation for Texas Women's History invites women to journal during Covid for future historic references.

Texas Historical Foundation grant cycle temporarily suspended due to Covid 19. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine spotlights historic Houston including how the oil business and NASA affected the state. Learn more about Texas history during quarantine with THC videos.

Current Texas HERITAGE magazine showcases the oral histories of East Texas residents since 1950s collected by The History Center in Diboil and Baylor Institute of Oral History's collection of WWII Texas service members who helped liberate concentration camp survivors. Grant presentation checks presented to Austin Co Museum Assoc., Bellville and Victoria Preservation, Inc.

Don't forget to celebrate Texas Independence Day March 2nd! THF grant check presentations made to Columbia Heritage Foundation. THF director, Sylvia Tillotson named THC George Christian Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. National Fund for Sacred Places is offering grants to congregations of all faiths.

THF ends 65th anniversary on a high note. THF grant presentations made to Hemisfair Conservancy, San Antonio and Bosque County Museum, Clifton. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will feature historic Fort Worth including features on aeronautics, cattle heritage and Stuart Scott Gentling. THF director, Elizabeth Wahlquist recognized for her volunteer efforts by DFW Airport Chaplaincy. THF friend and philanthropist, Charline McCombs dies.

Texas Historical Foundation grant check presentation made to Smithville Heritage Society. Mary Jon & J. P. Bryan Leadership in Education Award, sponsored by the Texas Historical Commission, is accepting nominations. THF memberships make great holiday gifts.

Texas Historical Foundation grant check presentation made to Southwestern University,Georgetown, to help preserve the recently uncovered photos of Robert Stone and Nathaniel Wilcox. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will spotlight on new Netflix film, The Highwaymen". Chisholm Trail Museum, Cuero, opened a new exhibit, "Cuero Celebrates Warhol".

Texas Historical Foundation presented a grant to Grayson County College Foundation, Dennison, to help with produce the history of T. V. Munson, the man who helped save France's grapevines from extinction with the introduction of a Texas grape varietal. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will feature the story of Gov. James Allred's plan to end the violence against African-American citizens in San Augustine with the formation of the Texas Rangers.

Texas Historical Foundation endowments growing and what that means for our Texas preservation grants. THF grant presentation was awarded to The Alamo Trust. Look for the next edition of Texas HERITAGE magazine which will spotlight the Texas Rangers.

Texas Historical Foundation awards $21,000 to Alamo Trust for restoration and preservation of seven Alamo cannons. After the cannons' work was completed, they were returned to the Alamo with pomp and circumstance. THF announces the creation of a new endowment, The William Jack Sibley Arts Endowment, to preserve and promote the Texas arts. THF grant presentations were made to the Texas Vertebrate Paleontology Collections at The University of Texas, Austin.

Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will feature Texas women's slow march to independence and equality and a feature on Hortense Ward, Texas' first state practicing attorney. THF grant presentation to Caddo Mills Historic Site.

Caddo Mounds State Historical Site suffers from spring tornado. What you can do to help. Texas Historical Commission offers Disaster Relief Assistance Grants for those affected by the spring storms. Texas Historical Foundation grant check presentations were made to the Rutherford B. H. Yates Museum, Houston; and The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley Foundation, Edinburg.

Texas Historical Foundation grant check presentations were made to Montopolis Productions - the first grant from the newly established Sibley Endowment-- Austin, The Wittliff Collection, San Marcos; Williamson County Museum, Georgetown; and the Millett Opera House, Austin. The latest edition of the Texas HERITAGE magazine features an article on Camp Swift Army Training Center and its impact on the city of Bastrop.

Texas Independence Day is coming March 2nd! Texas Historical Foundation announces new endowment -- The William Jack Sibley Arts Endowment. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will spotlight Texas small towns that have revitalized their downtowns to boost their local economies. Center for the Advancement & Study of Early Texas Artists announce their annual symposium.

Texas Historical Foundation celebrates their 65th anniversary! THF grant check presentations were made to Friends of the Historic Center for Aransas County, Rockport; and the Dickey House Museum & Multi Purpose Center, Inc., Taylor. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will focus on small town museums in Cuero, Mount Pleasant, Mount Vernon and Canton. Historic Fort Worth is accepting nominations for "most endangered" buildings in Fort Worth.

Texas Historical Foundation made grant check presentations to Amigos of Goliad State Park, Goliad; Texas Wendish Heritage Society, Serbin; and Whitehead Memorial Museum, Del Rio. Texas Historical Commission is accepting applications for preservation grants in Galveston County and the American Cultural Heritage Action Fund is accepting grant applications for historic sites featuring African American culture.

Texas Historical Foundation made grant presentations to Dickey House Museum & Multipurpose Center, Taylor. Upcoming Texas Heritage magazine will feature an article on Eleanor Onderdonk, the curator of the Wittliff Collection at Texas State University - San Marcos, for over 30 years and her amazing history.

Texas Historical Foundation made grant check presentations to El Camino Real de lost Tejas National Historic Landmark Assoc. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine celebrates San Antonio's tricentennial including new finds at the Alamo, Hill County historic county schools discovered on driving tour.

Texas Historical Foundation's Chairman Emeritus, Marshall Doke, donates Texas Supreme Court decision volumes to Bryan Museum, Galveston. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will feature San Antonio's Espada Acequia irrigation system used in the 1700s to bring water to crops using gravity.

THF Chairman Emeritus, Marshall Doke, donates Teas Supreme Court decision volumes to Bryan Museum, Galveston. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine will feature San Antonio's Espada Acequia irrigation system used in the 1700s to bring water to crops using gravity.

THF Grant Presentations to the North Texas Society of History and Culture, Nocona; Commerce Public Library, Commerce; and Alamo Foundation, San Antonio, Alamo's seven cannons restored with THF's help. Lone Star Jewish History featured in Texas HERITAGE magazine

THF awards grants to Fort Concho Foundation and Chandler Historical Museum, Inc.; World War II Prisoners of War Adorn Panhandle Church, Umbarger.

Upcoming Texas Historical Foundation's Texas HERITAGE magazine will feature an article on B'nai Abraham and the history of Jewish synagogues in Texas. THF grants presented to Houston Heritage Society and Kosse Heritage Society, Kosse.

Texas Historical Foundation awards grants to help "The Handbook of Texas Women" and Wilson County Jailhouse Museum, Floresville. Upcoming Texas HERITAGE magazine to spotlight farm-to-market roads, Trammel's Trace, and vintage gas stations.

Texas Historical Foundation awards grant to Whitehead Memorial Museum, Del Rio. Texas HERITAGE magazine features on farm-to-market roads, Trammel's Trace, and vintage gas stations.

Trammel Trace Research Revealed; THF Awards Grant to Brownsville Historical Association; THF Executive Director, Gene Krane, receives award from Texas Historical Commission.

  • As a member of Randalls “Good Neighbor” program, THF receives a percentage of sales made by shoppers who have linked their Randalls card to the Foundation (number 5148). Funds received are reinvested in state preservation projects.

  • GoodSearch is a search engine powered by Yahoo! Register at www.Goodsearch.com, and click the blue "Join Now" button in the top right hand corner. Next, enroll with an email address or Facebook account, and click "sign me up!" Finally, enter “Texas Historical Foundation” in the search bar, and choose THF from the list. For each web search using Goodsearch _________

  • AmazonSmile is a simple way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. AmazonSmile is available at smile.amazon.com on your web browser and can be activated in the Amazon Shopping app for iOS and Android phones. When you shop AmazonSmile, you’ll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added benefit that AmazonSmile will donate 0.5% of your eligible purchases to the charitable organization of your choice. You can choose from over one million organizations to support.