Texas Historical Commission
Texas Historical Commission is an organization based in Austin, Texas.
"The Texas Historical Commission (THC) is the state agency for historic preservation. We save the real places that tell the real stories of Texas.
THC staff consults with citizens and organizations to preserve Texas' architectural, archaeological, and cultural landmarks. The agency is recognized nationally for its preservation programs.
The THC is composed of 17 citizen members appointed by the governor to staggered six-year terms. Agency employees work in various fields, including archaeology, architecture, history, economic development, heritage tourism, public administration, and urban planning."