Texas National Historic Landmarks

  Home    Travel

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut
Delaware Dist. of Col. Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois
Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland
Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska
Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota
Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota
Tennessee Texas Utah Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia
Wisconsin Wyoming

Alamo, The (San Antonio) - 5/17/2004
The Alamo Mission is a former Spanish religious outpost and the site of the pivotal 1836 battle in the Texas Revolution
NHL Image
Battleship Texas - 4/12/2018
This is a New York-class battleship, launched in 1912, that saw action in Mexican waters following the "Tampico Incident", the North Sea in WWI, and the Atlantic and Pacific in WWII
NHL Image
Casa Jose Antonio NavarroPlaque (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
The original 1830s house complex was the residence of the Texas patriot, rancher, merchant, leading advocate for Tejano rights, and one of two native-born Texans to sign the Texas Declaration of Independence
NHL Image
Dealey Plaza Historic DistrictPlaque (Dallas) - 2/24/2011
Named for George Bannerman Dealey, in the historic West End district of downtown Dallas, it is the location of the assassination of John F. Kennedy in November 1963
NHL Image
East End Historic DistrictPlaque (Galveston) - 4/12/2018
A large 19th-century residential area that has one of the best-preserved and largest concentrations of 19th-century residential architecture in Texas
NHL Image
Espada AqueductPlaque (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
Built by Franciscan friars in 1731 to supply irrigation water to the lands near Mission San Francisco de la Espada
NHL Image
Fair Park Texas Centennial Buildings (Dallas) - 2/24/2011
A recreational and educational complex in Art Deco style, many of the buildings of which were constructed for the Texas Centennial Exposition in 1936
NHL Image
Fort Davis - 5/20/2004
Operating from 1854 to 1891, the fort was strategically located to protect emigrants, mail coaches, and freight wagons on the Trans-Pecos portion of the San Antonio-El Paso Road and the Chihuahua Trail
NHL Image
Fort Sam Houston Historic District (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
Constructed in the middle 1870s, the fort boasts one of the largest collections of historic military post structures
NHL Image
Governor's MansionPlaque (Austin) - 4/14/2018
The 1854 Greek-Revival home for the Governor of Texas was designed by prominent architect Abner Cook, and has been the home of every governor since 1856
NHL Image
Hanger 9, Brooks AFBPlaque (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
A 1918 aircraft hangar at the former Brooks Air Force Base, the oldest U.S. Air Force aircraft storage and repair facility, and the only surviving hangar from World War I
NHL Image
Highland Park Shopping VillagePlaque (Highland Park) - 2/24/2011
This area was the first self-contained shopping center in the U.S., opening in 1931 and designed with Spanish and Mexican influences
NHL Image
King Ranch - 5/15/2004
One of the world's largest ranches, founded in 1853 by Captain Richard King and Gideon K. Lewis
NHL Image
Lyndon Baines Johnson Boyhood Home (Johnson City) - 5/24/1997
A Folk Victorian house built in 1901 and the home of the President from age 5 to 29
NHL Image
Majestic TheaterPlaque (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
An outstanding example of the few remaining 1920s Eberson atmospheric theaters where the patron is supposed to feel as if they were outdoors even though they are inside a theater
NHL Image
Mission Concepcion (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
Franciscan friars established Mission Nuestra Se ora de la Pur sima Concepci n de los Hainais in 1716 as a base for converting the Hasinai to Catholicism
NHL Image
Palo Alto Battlefield - 5/16/2004
The site of the first major conflict in a border dispute that soon precipitated the Mexican-American War
NHL Image
Porter FarmPlaque - 2/23/2011
The site of the first cooperative farm demonstration, successfully demonstrating methods expanding crop production and leading to the Extension Service programs
NHL Image
Randolph Field Historic DistrictPlaque - 4/13/2018
Built between 1929 and 1931, it was the first permanent flight training facility of the United States military establishment, innovatively designed, and includes a unique and well-preserved assemblage of Mission Revival and Art Deco architecture
NHL Image
Samuel T. Rayburn HousePlaque (Bonham) - 2/23/2011
Home to the famously effective Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives
NHL Image
San Jacinto Battlefield - 4/12/2018
The April 21, 1836 Battle of San Jacinto was the decisive battle of the Texas Revolution, where General Sam Houston s Texian Army defeated General Santa Anna's Mexican army in an 18 minute fight
NHL Image
Spanish Governor's PalacePlaque (San Antonio) - 4/13/2018
The last visible trace of the Presidio San Antonio de Bexar, which protected five missions and a civil settlement, and the only remaining example in Texas of an aristocratic 18th-century Spanish Colonial town house
NHL Image
Strand Historic District (Galveston) - 4/12/2018
Formally the region s main business center, it consists of mainly Victorian era buildings that now house restaurants, antique stores, and curio shops
NHL Image
Texas State Capitol (Austin) - 4/14/2018
The 1881 Italian Renaissance Revival building designed by Elijah E. Myers contains the offices and chambers of the Texas Legislature and the Office of the Governor
NHL Image