The new THC Cemetery Preservation Guideline booklet can be downloaded directly from the THC website. (www.thc.state.tx.us)
Also, if you have history-teacher contacts in the local schools, I would like to share the following timely news with them:
HISTORY CONTEST OPEN FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS
AUSTIN,Texas-The Friends of the Governor's Mansion's annual history competition for high school students, "It's Your History," is now underway. The Friends invite students to learn more about their Texas heritage by creating a PowerPoint presentation about the history of their county. Winners are selected in several categories, including Best Overall Project, Best Images and Best Research. Texas Historical Commission staff assist in the judging of the projects. Schools will receive $500 for each winning project. Students must register by Nov. 9, 2011 and projects must be submitted by Dec. 14, 2011.
Friends of the Governor's Mansion is a Texas non-profit corporation. For more information about the contest and the Friends, visit the Friends of the Governor's Mansion website at www.txfgm.org/contest.