Limestone County Historical Commission
Limestone County Historical Commission

Limestone County Rosenwald Schools

The Limestone CHC is proud to announce that a new exhibit is currently on display in the foyer of the Limestone County Courthouse.  The Limestone County Rosenwald Schools exhibit provides a brief history of the Rosenwald Fund, which helped to build over 5,000 African-American schools across the rural south during the 1920s and 1930s, and features photos and information about the ten Rosenwald schools constructed in Limestone County.

 

Limestone CHC Receives Distinguished Service Award

The Texas Historical Commission recently honored the Limestone County Historical Commission with a Distinguished Service Award for the 2019 year of service.  The THC issues Distinguished Service Awards each year to CHCs that exemplify exceptional service and dedication to the State of Texas.

Current Projects of the Limestone CHC

Brinkley Davis House

 

The Limestone CHC has initiated a project to save a local pioneer home...

 

 

Footprints of Times Past

 

An oral history project to document the vanishing communities of Limestone Co...

 

 

Limestone County Cemetery Preservaion

 

Limestone County cemeteries are important to our heritage and must be protected.

 

First Families of Limestone County

 

Early settlers of Limestone County can be honored as First Families of Limestone County.

 

The Limestone CHC encourages everyone to visit the Limestone County Museum.

 

210 W. Navasota Street

Groesbeck, Texas

 

Hours

Saturdays: 10 am - 2 pm

Next Meeting

October 6, 2020

 

Limestone County Courtroom

News

THC Approves Marker Applications

In July, the Texas Historical Commission received two historical marker applications from Limestone County.  Subject marker applications for Washington High School in Groesbeck and the Dr. J. T. Sloan Homestead in Tehuacana were both approved and should have markers erected within a year.

Yell Cabin

The stabilization project of the Yell Cabin at Old Fort Parker received an Honor Award from Preservation Texas on February 27, 2018. Click below to view a time lapse video of the work.

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