Get ready for an evening of longhorns, chuck wagons, buffalo, and great beef! Pull on your boots, shine up that belt buckle and head to Buffalo Gap to spend A Night on the Last Frontier. On behalf of the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission and the Texas Historical Commission, we invite you to join us Thursday, October 29, 2015, for a rip roarin’ good time at the Perini Ranch Steakhouse in Buffalo Gap, Texas.
Registration for the Fall Development Seminar Series is now open!
Volunteers and staff interested in learning more about securing philanthropic support for their organization should join us! The Development Seminar Series is suited for large and small organizations with limited staff in any discipline.
The Development Seminar Series highlights best practices and facilitates dynamic group interactions to help teach fundraisers how to achieve their goals.
The seminars will be September 22 and 23, 2015 at the Robert E. Johnson Conference Center in Austin, Texas.
Restoration begins on East Texas 1936 Centennial Markers
The Tyler Morning Telegraph detailed the first phase of a project funded by the Friends of the Texas Historical Commission to restore 1936 Texas Centennial Markers. Special thanks to conservator Robert Marshall and his team—Sheila Grimes and Don Reim.
Picture provided by Tyler Morning Telegraph
Making a Difference
The Friends welcome Lara Fields, a Houston native entering her junior year at Pennsylvania's Bryn Mawr College. Lara will be working on projects in the Archeology and History Programs divisions this summer.