Current Projects

        Current projects

  • McLennan County Historical Commission Preservation Award                                                                                                This program will provide recognition for sites and homes in the county that do not qualify for a Texas Historical Commission state marker but are still historically significant.
  • Work to get Historical Markers for these locations:                                                                                                            Bluebonnet Ordnance Plant in McGregor, Katy Ballpark of Waco, Interurban Railway
  • Mark the path of the Chisholm Trail through McLennan County
  • Develop a guest lecture series
  • Current Historical Marker applications under review:  Tokyo Store, McGregor Depot

         Ongoing projects

  • Texas Treasure Business Award – We are working to identify businesses in our area that have been in continuous operation for more than fifty years.
  • General Richard Harrison Marker–removed for I-35 construction
  • Greenwood Cemetery Replacement Marker
  • Torrey Trading Post #2 Marker Accesss

Completed projects

  • Partnering with Coryell County (CCHC) on historical marker for Baugh Mansion
  • Waco Indian Village Correction Marker
  • Aquilla Creek Truss Bridge Replacement Marker
  • Bold Springs Cemetery Marker
  • Stratton Stricker Building Marker
  • Wesley United Methodist Church Marker
  • Moore Cemetery Marker
  • City of Crawford Replacement Marker

 

 Historic McLennan County: An Illustrated History

book-cover“Historic McLennan County: An Illustrated History,” edited by Sharon Bracken, is available from the McLennan County Historical Commission. Contact our Chairperson for more information.