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Historical Societies and Organizations Relating to Harris County, Texas
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Historical Societies and Organizations

 

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Harris County Historical Commission

Harris County Historical Commission,  1218 Webster Street,  The Benjamin Building,  Houston, Texas 77002-8841,  United States of America  (713) 289-6252 telephone   For suggestions or comments regarding this site please email Janet K Wagner, HCHC Chairman, Steve Griffin, HCHC Website Coordinator, or Ann Becker, HCHC Review Chair .

 
 

Preservation Houston (formerly Greater Houston Preservation Alliance)

... promotes the preservation and appreciation of Houston's architectural and cultural historic resources through education, advocacy....read more....  Greater Houston Preservation Alliance,  712 Main Street, Suite 110,  Houston, Texas 77002  Phone: 713-216-5000

 
 

Texas Genealogical and Historical Societies

The TXGenWeb Project is committed to developing a working relationship between the county sponsor and the local genealogical and historical society.

 
 

Texas Historical Commission

The mission of the THC is to protect and preserve the state's historic and prehistoric resources....read more....  Texas Historical Commission, P.O. Box 12276 Austin, TX 78711-2276  Main Phone: 512-463-6100

 
 

 

 

 

Historical Societies Related to Harris County

 

Bay Area Historical Society

The official purpose of the Bay Area Historical Society is to discover, collect, preserve and display historical data....Read More....  The Bay Area Historical Society, 220 West Defee,  Baytown , Texas  281-427-8768  Not Currently An Active Website

 
 

Baytown Historical Preservation Association

The Association operates the 1896 one-room Wooster School and 1910 Brown-McKay Farmhouse.....The Baytown Historical Preservation Association is dedicated to the preservation of structures, artifacts, and documents that reflect and represent the history and culture of Baytown and its people through educational programs and materials that communicate the heritage of the Baytown area.....Read More....Baytown Historical Preservation Association,  Republic of Texas Plaza,  5117 North Main Baytown, TX .  Mail:  P. O. Box 1244, Baytown, TX  77522-1244.  Phone:  281-421-2099

 
 

Cypress Historical Society

Cypress Historical Society;  Mailing address: 19518 Lutheran Cemetery Rd., Cypress, TX 77433 Our mission is to discover, educate, promote, collect, preserve and make
available to the public, historical documents and artifacts of the Cypress area.  Docents for the Pct. 3s Cypress Top Historic Park

 
 

The Heritage Society Houston, Texas

The purpose of The Heritage Society is to preserve the complete history of the community and region through preservation and restoration of historic structures, exhibition of historical artifacts, and presentation of educational programs which focus on Houston and Harris County's diverse past, and its relationship to the present and future  The Heritage Society, 1100 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002  Phone: (713) 655-1912

 
 

Houston Archeological Society

Not Currently An Active Website  HAS members engage in fieldwork investigating sites that range from the prehistoric times to the historical era....read more....  Houston Archeological Society,  P. O. Box 6751,  Houston TX 77265-6751  Houston Archeological Society Texas Handbook Online

 
 

La Porte-Bay Area Heritage Society (Offline)

Our website is designed to provide information to our members, our community, and researchers. Members are continuing the historical research of our area and consolidating the data ....read more.....  La Porte-Bay Area Heritage Society, 604 Park Street, PO Box 847, La Porte, TX 77572-0847

 
 

Montgomery County Genealogical and Historical Society (MCGHS)

The Best of Both Worlds: Genealogy and History History and genealogy have always been opposite sides of a common coin. The catch-phrase, "History puts meat on the bones" is bringing to fruition a new realm of study known simply as family history, incorporating the best methodology of both fields. MCG&HS has traditionally served the genealogical community ...read more...  MCG&HS, Inc., P.O. Box 867, Conroe, Texas  77305 mcghs@yahoo.com

 
 

Pasadena Historical Society

During 1973-74, (the year that Museum was first planned), the Pasadena Historical Society and the Pasadena City Council worked jointly to initiate plans for a city museum....read more....  The Pasadena Historical Society, 204 Main, Pasadena, TX 77506  (713) 472-0565

 
 

Rice Historical Society

To collect and preserve for the future the history of Rice University... The Cornerstone ... The Rice Historical Society - MS 43, Rice University, P. O. Box 1892, Houston, TX 77251-1892  713-348-4990

 
 

The Seguin Family Historical Society

A Defender of the Alamo and Hero at San Jacinto!  The Original and Official Seguin Family Organization and Web Site.   Web Master: Albert Seguin Carvajal Gonzales  e-mail: <aseguin2@aol.com>

 
 

Spring Creek County Historical Society

The Spring Creek County Historical Association, a non-profit organization administers the Tomball Museum Center.  Meetings and special events are held throughout the year. Spring Creek County Historical Society, 510 South Pine Street, Tomball, TX 77377.  Ph: 281-255-2148

 
 

Old Town Spring Preservation League (OTSPL)

Texas Historic 1900's Railroad Town. Located near the original rail yards built in the early 1900's by the Great Northern Railroad, our Victorian-style shops have character which adds to the nostalgic feeling of having "stepped back in time. The Old Town Spring Preservation League, 123-F Midway, Spring, TX 77373.  Ph: 281-353-9310; Email: otspl@sbcglobal.net

 
 

Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society

The Walter Prescott Webb Historical Society of the University of Houston-Downtown is a charter member of the statewide student organization established in 1974 at Waco, Texas.    Not Currently An Active Website

 
 

 

 

 

Other Historical Societies

 

American Oil & Gas Historical Society

The American Oil & Gas Historical Society (AOGHS) is dedicated to preserving the history of U.S. oil and natural gas exploration and production by providing ...read more... American Oil & Gas Historical Society, 3204 18th Street, NW Washington, DC 20010.  Contact Us

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 

 
 

 

 
 

     

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