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New Mailing Address

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Please be advised that Preservation Texas has a new mailing address: P.O. Box 3514 San Marcos TX 78667    

PT Announces 15 Finalists for the Texas Rural African-American Heritage Grants Program

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Preservation Texas has announced that fifteen Black history sites will be invited to submit proposals for preservation funding from its new $750,000 Texas Rural African-American Heritage Grants Fund.  The fifteen projects include historic churches, schools, lodge halls, and a commercial building, each with unique preservation challenges. “Preservation Texas developed this grant program to support the… More »

PT Announces 2021 Most Endangered Places List

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Since 2004, our list of Most Endangered Places has served as a reminder that there are some places that must not be lost because they are too important. It has served as a call to action to ensure that treasured sites will endure for generations to come. And through statewide collaboration, it has empowered those… More »

Texas Rural African-American Heritage Grant – Preliminary Applications Due January 7, 2022

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The grant application deadline has passed. We look forward to reviewing the grant submissions that were received. Preservation Texas is pleased to announce that we are now accepting Preliminary Applications (the link will take you to Submittable.com) for our new Texas Rural African-American Heritage Grants Program. This program will provide matching grants of up to $75,000… More »

PT Awarded Major $750,000 National Park Service Grant for its Rural Texas African-American Heritage Program

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 1, 2021 Contact: NewsMedia @ nps.gov Info @ preservationtexas.org WASHINGTON – The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the award of $750,000 to Preservation Texas for its Texas Rural African-American Heritage Grants program.  Preservation Texas is one of 11 recipients in 10 states to receive a share of $7.27 million in Paul Bruhn Historic Revitalization Grants to support the preservation of historic buildings in rural communities across the country. The Preservation Texas program will create… More »

PT Recognizes Rehabilitation of the Meadows Building in Dallas with 2021 Honor Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2021 Preservation Texas, the statewide non-profit historic preservation advocacy and education organization, is proud to announce the rehabilitation of the Meadows Building in Dallas, Texas as one of only nine projects being recognized with its 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award.  The nearly 70-year-old mid-20th century building is a Dallas landmark…. More »

PT Recognizes Rehabilitation of English-German School in Cuero with 2021 Honor Award

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 24, 2021 Preservation Texas, the statewide non-profit historic preservation advocacy and education organization, is proud to announce the rehabilitation of the Robert L. Oliver English-German School in Cuero, Texas as one of only nine projects being recognized with its 2021 Preservation Texas Honor Award.  The nearly 150-year-old school was previously included… More »

PT Receives $10,000 Grant from National Trust for Old First Baptist Church in San Marcos

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Preservation Texas has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Fondren Fund for Texas of the National Trust for Historic Preservation to complete a preservation plan and engineering assessment of the Old First Baptist Church, an African-American landmark in San Marcos constructed in 1908. Preservation Texas has retained Post Oak Preservation Solutions and Sparks Engineering,… More »

Legislative Update: April 13, 2021

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This is an update on historic preservation-related legislative activity during the 87th Texas Legislative Session. Legislation is being considered in Austin that impact historic district designation, county funding for preservation, tax credits, markers, monuments, local tax appraisals, Main Street, and related issues. The bill filing deadline was March 12, and bills are being assigned to… More »