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    Virtual Event Series

    Our virtual event series features food history discussions and demonstrations in partnership with state historic sites, as well as one-on-one time with authors and historians that we have the privilege of working with. 

    Upcoming Virtual Events:

    Thursday, June 16, 6:00 p.m. CST
    The History of Austin Black Freedom Communities
    Presenters: Funmi Ogunro and Rachel Winston
    Platform: Zoom (Registrants will receive the link to the event via email closer to the event date)

    Wednesday, June 22, 6:00 p.m. Central
    The Dichotomy of Purple Hull Peas
    Presenter: Dr. Clarence Bunch
    Platform: Zoom (Registrants will receive the link to the event via email closer to the event date)

     
     

    Real Places 2023 Call for Proposals

    We are soliciting session and workshop proposals for next year’s Real Places conference through May 31. Real Places is the state's premier historic preservation conference, bringing together a diverse body of professionals to share, learn, and inspire innovative approaches to the preservation of Texas history.

    Learn more about the conference and the submission process here.

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