The Commission

Walker County Historical
Commission
1301 Sam Houston Ave.
Rm. 218
Huntsville, TX 77340
(Courthouse Annex)

Telephone

(936) 435-2497

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Meetings

3rd Monday of each month
5:30 P.M.
(except June & August)
Walker County Museum

Museum

Gibbs-Powell Home
1228 11 St. at Avenue M
Huntsville, TX

Hours

Friday 12-4PM
Saturday 12-4PM
Commission meetings,
and by appointment

Telephone

(936) 295-2914

Tours

(936) 291-3581
(leave message)
(936) 291-5931
(Statue Visitors Center)

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Preservation

The Commission promotes historical preservation by identifying historically significant sites, buildings and structures and recognizing outstanding preservation efforts by presenting Preservation Awards.

Preservation Projects

Our preservtion projects include:

Endangered Properties List 2010

Walker County Historical Commission is compiling a list of ENDANGERED HISTORIC PROPERTIES for 2010.

Properties must be in danger of being demolished, severely neglected, or unsympathetically altered. Listed properties must possess reasonable potential for being saved. Listed properties must be significant. Listing will have a positive impact on preservation. The main focus is to shine light on these endangered resources and garner public support. This list is modeled after the National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 11 Most Endangered Historic Places

Nomination Process

Anyone may nominate a property for the list. In your nomination please include:

Please mail nominations to:

Walker County Historical Commission Endangered Properties
P.O. Box 210 Huntsville, TX 77340

Or via e-mail to:

bhansen@suddenlinkmail.com

For more information please contact Beverly Hansen at 936-295-6127

Preservation Awards