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2013 Annual Meeting Highlights

The Texas State Historical Association
One Hundred and Seventeenth Annual Meeting

February 28 - March 2, 2013
Worthington Renaissance Hotel
Fort Worth, Texas

Come to Cowtown and discover the latest research for the work you do in regional, state, and local Texas history!

Meet with new and experienced history professionals during three days of networking, tours, events, and professional development that will expand your knowledge, energize you, and help you make the connections between the past and the present.

Program

Chaired by Carl Moneyhon, the Program Committee has constructed an excellent meeting program with 41 sessions on all aspects of Texas history, including Texas Borderlands, women, African Americans and the Civil War. Click here to preview the program.

Registration

 

Registration is now closed. You may register onsite beginning February 28. 

Registration hours are as follows:

  • February 28 - 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • March 1 - 7 a.m. -  3 p.m.
  • March 2 - 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Guest Speakers

  •  Laura McLemore will present "Adele Looscan and the TSHA" during the Women in Texas History Luncheon on Thursday at noon.
  • Thomas H. Kreneck and Gerald Saxon will present "Collecting Texas" at the Book Lovers' and Texana Collectors' Breakfast on Friday at 7:30 am.
  • Char Miller will present on the topic of a facet of water conservation in Texas at the Fellows and Awards Luncheon on Friday at noon.

Workshops

  • TSHA Publication
  • Handbook of Texas
  • Educator

Dining Near Hotel

The Worthington Renaissance Hotel is located in Sundance Square with many options for dining.  Click here for a listing.

Parking

When parking at the Worthington Renaissance Hotel during the Annual Meeting you have several options:
·         Self-parking in the garage in front of the hotel is at $16.00, per vehicle, per night.
·         Valet Parking is $22.00 plus tax per vehicle, per night.
·         Off-site parking is available at the meters for $3 an hour or at a downtown garage for $10-$15 a day. Sundance Square Parking

Airport Shuttle

From Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW):  
Yellow Checker Shuttle travels every 20 minutes for a fee of $27.  Reservations may be made by calling 817-267-5150 or online at  www.yellowcheckershuttle.com.

Super Shuttle travels by reservation only for a fee of $17.  Reservations may be made by calling 800-258-3826 or online at www.supershuttle.com/?Port=DFW.
 
From Dallas Love Field (DAL):
Yellow Checker Shuttle travels every 20 minutes for a fee of $51. Reservations may be made by calling 817-267-5150 or online at www.yellowcheckershuttle.com.
 
Super Shuttle travels by reservation only for a fee of $36.  Reservations may be made by calling 800-258-3826 or online at www.supershuttle.com/?Port=DAL.
 

Local Arrangements Committee

We would like to thank our local arrangements committee for all their hard work putting together the 2013 Annual Meeting: Chair Paula Tyler, Joyce Capper, Doug Harman, Nancy Paup, Gene Smith, and Mary Volcansek.