The Commission's Historical Marker Committee reviews and approves Official Texas Historical Marker applications before they are approved by the entire Commission and sent to the Texas Historical Commission for final approval. Dallas County currently has almost 300 Official Texas Historical Markers. Citizens interested in sponsoring a marker are encouraged to contact Rick Loessberg at (214) 653-7601 for an application or to download information from the links below.
Subject markers may be obtained to commemorate a historic site, neighborhood, institution, church, cemetery, event or person. Markers are also available for historic buildings and structures under the Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Program.
Examples of marker applications that have been submitted over the past several years and that have been recommended to the State for approval by the Commission are as follows:
Information about all of the existing State historical markers in Dallas County, as well as information about the area's historic cemetaries and National Register properties, is available from the Texas Historical Commission at the "Atlas" feature on its website.
Procedures, policies and costs for historical markers are determined by the Texas Historical Commission and included with the application. For more information about Texas Historical Commission Designations, Historical Marker guidelines, and applications, click here.