Hidalgo County Historical Commission (Tex.)
The Hidalgo County Historical Commission is generally responsible for identifying, researching or coordinating research, and reviewing all applications for state historical markers before they are sent to the Texas Historical Commission (Austin). Also, they generally coordinate the actual marker dedication as well as marker maintenance. They also serve as advisors to their county commissioners court on matters of historic preservation. The HCHC is a responsible for the preservation of countless historic buildings, artifacts, documents and other pieces of Texas history in Hidalgo County.
Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:
Photocopy of application submitted to Texas Historical Commission for subject marker at Temple Beth Israel. Also includes supporting documentation, email correspondence and copies of photographs.
Research on the history of Temple Beth Israel and the Jewish community of Mercedes compiled by Hidalgo County Historical Commission. Includes bibliography and addendum.