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The Texas Bookshelf is for single, specific books' reviews and author interviews . The Texas Parlor ranges more broadly than my other websites. The Young Texas Reader focuses on the youngest through teenagers. Texas Blog Notes surveys blogs of historical and literary interest. I've started a Will's Texana Youtube collecting channel where 1,000 videos are collected in 100 playlists . Find Will in Houston or at willstexana {at} yahoodotcom

Sunday, August 03, 2008

Texas Historical Commission Historical Marker Workshop in Galveston

The Texas Historical Commission, the state government unit that governs all those thousands of historical markers in the state, occassionally drops into a county to assist the local county historical commission explain how a historical marker may be conceived, researched, written, and documented in order to pass THC's approval process.  Of course, the first thing you'd want to do to contact your county historical commission (there's one in each county, it's a law).  Alecya Gallaway chairs the Galveston County Historical Commission and will lead the workshop.  Other Galveston County Historical Commission members will be a part
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Aug. 27
WHERE: Galveston County Historical Museum, 2219 Market St., in Galveston
COST: Free, but preregistration is required
Contact Jodi Wright-Gidley, 409-766-2340 or visit the Galveston County Historical Museum 

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