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Texas HERITAGE Magazine

Published by THF since 1983, Texas HERITAGE is one of the few magazines focusing on Lone Star history and preservation.

Every quarter, readers turn to the the award-winning publication to learn about: 

  • Texas historical figures
  • Architectural finds and the stories they reveal
  • Efforts to preserve historic buildings, documents and the arts, and;
  • Important preservation work happening around the state

All Foundation memberships come with a magazine subscription, and some membership levels allow for complimentary gift subscriptions.

Award-Winning Accomplishments

  • Texas HERITAGE magazine was the official commemorative publication for the Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum opening in Austin.
  • Joint issues have been produced with the Texas Map Society and the Texas Archeological Society among others.
  • Historical organizations and business communications groups, including the International Association of Business Communicators and the San Antonio Conservation Society, have recognized Texas HERITAGE’s excellence.
  • Special issues—such as those on historic maps, currency, and flags—included images that had never before been seen publicly.


Texas HERITAGE’s audience includes history enthusiasts, collectors, historians, preservationists, educators, and elected officials. In addition to subscription holders, the publication can also be found on the bookshelves of public and school libraries—further multiplying its audience and reach.

Advertising provides a service to THF members—keeping them informed about the latest goods and products—while offering an avenue for businesses to target an audience that travels, visits museums, stays in historic inns, restores properties, and has above-average disposable income.


  • Who reads Texas HERITAGE magazine?

    The audience includes Texas history enthusiasts, collectors, historians, preservationists, teachers, and elected officials.

  • What are the magazine’s demographics?

    The magazine is found in public libraries and in schools and archives, multiplying its audience beyond the number of paid subscriptions. Readers live across the state and have disposable income that allows them to travel.

  • How can I obtain a subscription to Texas HERITAGE?

    Become a member and receive the publication four times a year. Some levels of membership provide for complimentary gift subscriptions too.

  • Can I submit an article to Texas HERITAGE?

    Publishers do accept unsolicited manuscripts of fewer than 1,800 words for consideration. However, it is best to check by email before sending an unsolicited manuscript. 

  • Does Texas HERITAGE compensate authors and artists?

    The publication does not compensate contributors. We offer a byline and complimentary copies of the magazine.

  • Can I order back copies of Texas HERITAGE?

    In many instances, back issues can be obtained. For availability and ordering information, contact THF. Back issues cost $6 each, plus $1.50 shipping and handling. Please have the volume and date of the requested issue when ordering.  You may also can find digital copies for editions from 1983 - 2014 click here.  Look for all back issues to be available digitally soon.

  • Can articles in Texas HERITAGE be reprinted?

    Yes, the publishers usually allow articles to be reprinted, with the proper credit line. Please contact THF with requests.

  • Does Texas HERITAGE magazine accept advertising?

    Yes, the magazine does have advertising. See the advertising rate card. Or contact THF at 512.453.2154 or

  • Does Texas HERITAGE run book reviews?

    Yes. Publishers will consider review copies of books on Lone Star history, architecture, archeology, biographies, and heritage. For information or to determine if a book is appropriate, email Unsolicited review copies are not encouraged.

  • 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.

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