Bringing Texas
History To Life

About TLHA

Formed in 2012, the Texas Living History Association (TLHA) is a statewide organization dedicated to providing support, growth, and community for the living history hobbyists in Texas. 


We strive to promote educational workshops and conferences throughout the State of Texas in an effort to promote the vast history that makes up our great state.  

Upcoming events
  • Men's Basic Shirt Workshop
    Membership Offer
    Aug 27, 10:00 AM – Aug 28, 4:30 PM
    Washington-on-the-Brazos, Washington, TX 77880, USA
    Join Kevin Malcolm in this two-day workshop. Participants will create a basic early 19th Centuury man's shirt.
  • Marna Davis Sewing Retreat
    Membership Offer
    Sep 16, 3:00 PM – Sep 18, 8:00 AM
    The Queens Rustic Retreat, 3191 FM78, McQueeney, TX 78123, USA
  • Sorrowful Remembrances:  Mourning Jewelry as Tokens of Regard
    Membership Offer
    Nov 12, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
    Austin, 2310 San Gabriel St, Austin, TX 78705, USA
    Join Sarah Nehama and learn about the time-honored tradition of mourning jewelry that was worn to honor and remember those that have passed.
  • TLHA Annual Conference 2023
    January 19-22, 2023
    San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site, 220 2nd St, San Felipe, TX 77473, USA
    The 2023 TLHA Annual Conference will be held at San Felipe de Austin State Historic Site. Dates coming soon!

Call for sessions is open

for our 2023 Annual Conference to be held at San Felipe de Austin January 19-22, 2023.  To fill out a session/workshop proposal, please click on the link below.

Getting started in Living History

Do you have a passion for history? Do you want to get involved in living history or are you a living historian yourself? TLHA is an incredible resource for those involved in living history, providing education and support for everyone, whether you're a part-time hobbyist, a paid professional, or you manage a historical site in Texas.


Become a member today!

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Become a member

Do you have a passion for living history?

Join the Texas Living History Association and share your passion with others!

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