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Austin Community College Continuing Education offers Archaeology: If Houses Could Speak . Dr. Thomas Barrett explores the process of researching historical properties from genealogy to architectural history, as well as, all the artifacts and archival records in between. The cost of the course is $76.
The German-Texan Heritage Society Annual Conference will be at the University Baptist Church in Austin on July 21-22. Dr. Tom Alter, Dr. Matt Tippens, Dr. Walter Kamphoefner, Dr. Peter Buckingham, and Dr. Kyle Wilkison are among the speakers this year. The theme this year will focus on the effects WWI had on German-Texans due to the Red Scare and the Agrarian Socialist movement many German-Texans belonged to.
Do you know an outstanding teacher in your school or community? Nominate him or her for one of our 2017 Outstanding Teaching Awards, sponsored by Humanities Texas. In 2017, we will present a total of fifteen awards to exceptional Texas teachers, including the Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities Award, the Linden Heck Howell Outstanding Teaching of Texas History Award, and the Award for Outstanding Early-Career...
The Alamo features the First Saturday at the Alamo: On the first Saturday of every month, the grounds of the Alamo are transformed back in time to the 1830s. Join The Alamo for a full day of living history fun that the whole family will enjoy. Learn about life in frontier Texas with special demonstrations and crafts.
Studies Weekly compiled an online, updated list of grants available for Education. Classroom grants can be used for a variety of projects and materials, including purchasing Studies Weekly, but not limited to books, software, calculators, math manipulatives, art supplies, audio-visual equipment, and lab materials. Funds must be used within one year of the application deadline.
The Fort McKavett State Historic Site is a well-preserved, 150-year-old West Texas Fort that captures the daily lives of soldiers during the Texas Indian Wars (1850-1875). Learn more about Fort McKavett and the fun events coming up by visiting the link below!