Link to 1900 Gregg County Census

www.usgwarchives.net/tx/gregg/census/1900/

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Texas County Historical Marker Programs

A friend sent me a newspaper clipping from the 12-18-2014 edition of the Houston Chronicle. The story was about a 92 year old Montgomery County Barber shop and that it is receiving the first Montgomery County Historical Marker. I picked the article up where it starts discussing the County Marker program.

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Links to Historical Information Web Sites

There are many web sites that are useful to anyone interested in historical locations and markers in the state.

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Texas Historic Preservation Tax Credit

Property owners, developers, and businesses have a powerful new financial tool to aid in the rehabilitation of historic properties. State tax credits worth 25 percent of the eligible rehabilitation costs are available for eligible income-producing projects, with a project minimum of $5,000 and no project maximum. In the absence of a state income tax, the credit is applied against a […]

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Texas State Historical Markers

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As one of the most visible programs of the Texas Historical Commission (THC), historical markers commemorate diverse topics, including: the history and architecture of houses, commercial and public buildings, religious congregations, and military sites; events that changed the course of local and state history;

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