(713)557-32236 CAV, PO Box 73561, Houston, Texas 77273
The 6th Cavalry Historical Association is a living history and MVPA group based out of Houston, Texas. The 6th Cavalry group is open to anyone over the age of 18 desiring to participate in our living history events. The 6th Cavalry participates in the Wings Over Houston Airshow, museum living history exhibits, Veteran's Day parades, public or private affairs & ceremonies, fund raisers, civil disaster relief, and battle reenactments. 
10103 Trade Winds, Houston, Texas 77086

​Established in 1977, the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Inc. (AAHGS ) is a national organization dedicated to promoting scholarly research, study, and publication or history and genealogy of Americans, with a particular interest in persons of African descent. Headquartered in Washington, DC, AAHGS chartered its first chapter in Columbia, Maryland in 1989. Each year since AAHGS chapters have been chartered in various parts of the United States and the world. AAHGS is affiliated with the National Genealogical Society and the Federation of Genealogical Societies. The Willie Lee Gay H-Town Chapter is the only chapter in the state of Texas, leading the study and preservation of African American family history and genealogy. The chapter is located in Houston, Texas.

713-520-0155315 Capitol, Suite 120 Houston, Texas 77002

Professional organization for architects and related persons. Through a diverse catalog of programs, members have access to resources and tools to shape the built environment of Greater Houston. While its interests are contemporary, it does maintain a strong interest in historical architecture of Houston. Forums and tours are included in its activities. 


Professional organization of numerous archivists. AHA! exists to increase contact and communication between archivists and those working with records, to provide opportunities for professional development, and to promote archival repositories and activities in the greater Houston, Texas area.


Founded in December 2006 as the Greater Harris County Family Tree Club, the society changed its name on January 14, 2009.  The Atascocita - Kingwood Genealogical Society (AKGS) mission is to instruct and provide educational opportunities for its members in genealogical research through careful analysis and documentation using quality genealogical standards.  To fulfill this mission, we hold informative monthly meetings to provide a forum for members to meet, to get to know each other and exchange information, to advance the study of family history. 

PO Box 8590853, Houston, Texas 77259-0853

The main purpose of the society is education.  To create, foster and maintain interest in genealogical research.   

281-427-8768200 W Defee Ave  Baytown, Texas  77520

Purpose is to further historical and literary pursuits related to the discovery, collection, preservation and publication of historical data relating to Baytown, Texas, and the surrounding area.

281-424-8388P.O. Box 2486  Baytown, Texas 77522-2486  5203 Decker Drive  Baytown, Texas 77520
The Baytown Society incorporates Baytown and the surrounding communities of Highlands, Anahuac, Dayton, Crosby, Wallisville, Cove, Mont Belvieu, LaPorte, Beach City and Huffman. In 1986, the Society became a non-profit corporation. Meetings are on the second Monday of month at 10:00 am at the Library. Library closed during June. Hours: Wed 10-2; Thurs 10-4; Fri 10-2
281-421-2099P.O. Box 1244  Baytown, Texas 77522-1244  5117 N. Main  Baytown, Texas
PO Box 854, Bellaire, Texas 77402-0854

It is the purpose of the Bellaire Historical Society to preserve, maintain, restore and display designated historical landmarks, natural beauty, documents, artifacts, records of persons active in the history of the City of Bellaire and any other objects distinctive of this history; all to the end that it may be a fitting memorial to those citizens and individuals who contributed so greatly of their money, zeal and time in making the Bellaire Community a proper place to live. 
(713)942-89203816 Caroline Street, Houston, Texas 77004

Purpose is to education, preserve, promote and perpetuate the history, tradition, and outstanding contributions of the Buffalo Soldier towards the development and defense of America from the Revolutionary War to the present.
713-866-40854407 Rose Street  Houston, Texas 77007
“The purpose of the Cherokee Cultural Society of Houston is to build community, to preserve Cherokee heritage, to perpetuate the Cherokee culture, and to build the future of the Cherokee people.  Events and Traditions: monthly meetings, "Cherokee Messenger", a quarterly publication, and special events such as Cherokee language lessons, storytelling, and historical inquiry. 
PO Box 271078, Houston, Texas 77277-1078

​A non-profit organization that seeks to enrich the resources and facilities of Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, a unit of the Houston Public Library. In the pursuit of that mission, the officers and directors of the organization, in coordination with the manager of the Clayton Library, organize and direct fundraising projects to support the acquisition of research material for the library, to upgrade library facilities, and to enhance library services.

P O Box 24  Seabrook, Texas 77586
PO Box 131261, Houston, Texas 77219-1262

Archaeological and historical resources for community research.
(713)349-05004920 San Jacinto Street, Houston, Texas 77004

Dedicated to the study and preservation of Czech genealogy, history, culture, and language. Members volunteer to maintain our cultural heritage library which provides space and resource materials for hands-on research.

(713)522-03961510 Cambridge Street, Houston, Texas 77030-1732

Descendant organization dating to the Texas Revolutionary period.  Active in organizing for "Honor Days," maintaining the Pioneer Log House, research, and meetings, and the winter chili cook-off.


Caretakers of Olivewood Cemetery, Houston's first incorporated (1875) African-American cemetery.  

PO Box 9542, Houston, Texas 77023

Protectors and promoters of 1913 Eastwood sub-division and its unusual collection of architecture, including Craftsman, Arts & Crafts, Foursquare and Mission Architecture.  The Eastwood Civic Association serves the neighborhoods of Eastwood, Broadmoor, Lawndale, W.A. Kirby, Jackson Court, Woodleigh, Eastlawn, Dissen Heights, Houston City Railroad, Suburban, L.B. Moody, Beverly Park, Eastview, Hauser, Dor Ruth, Mueller, Dixie, Georgia and Youngmens. 

281-326-136198 Lakeshore Drive El Lago  TX 77586
“The society regularly meets on the 4th Thursday of every other month at City Hall.  If you are interested in more information on ELHS, call Randy Elms, Chairman of Programs, at 281-326-1361 or El Lago City Hall at 281-326-1951, ext. 12.”
“Your membership is good for one year from the date your Friends card is issued.  As a member of the Friends, you will receive: The satisfaction of supporting Doherty Library and the educational mission of the University of St. Thomas.  Your personal Doherty Library card, which provides free borrowing privileges for up to 4 books at a time from the main circulating collection.  (Interlibrary loan and special collections are not included.)  Invitations to cultural and social events sponsored by the Friends of Doherty Library.  Notification of Doherty Library's annual book sale.
Levels of Membership: Benefactor $250  Patron $100  Sponsor $50.
(713)348-5157PO Box 1892, Houston, Texas 77251-1892

The Friends of Fondren Library (FoFL), founded in 1950, is dedicated to stimulating growth in library resources and facilities for the 21st century. Whether you're a Rice graduate, Rice faculty or staff member, community member or just a lover of knowledge, the Friends of Fondren Library needs your support as a member to enhance the Fondren Library's collections and fulfill its ongoing need for resources and services. 
713-313-1081 (phone)  713-313-1875 (fax)P.O. Box 66427  Houston, Texas 77266-6427
Robert James Terry Library, Ste 230
3100 Cleburne St.
Houston, Texas 77004-4501
For information call: Lorenza Phillips Butler Jr., Executive Director. Dues: Student $15; TSU Faculty/Staff/Alumni $30;  Sponsor $100 - $249; Patron $250 - $499; Benefactor $500 - $999; Library Fellow $1000 - $2499; Librarians Circle $2500+
P.O. Box 271078  Houston, Texas 77277-1078
“The mission of Clayton Library Friends is to enrich the resources and facilities of Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research, a unit of the Houston Public Library.  In the pursuit of that mission, the officers and directors of the organization, in coordination with the manager of the Clayton Library, organize and direct fundraising projects to support the acquisition of research material for the library, to upgrade library facilities, and to enhance library services.  Since Clayton is primarily a family history and genealogical research center, an important part of the Clayton Library Friends' mission is the organization of programs that encourage family history research, provide specialized volunteer services for the library, and educate the public in the use of Clayton Library and its collection.” Basic dues $20.00. 
PO Box 27827, Houston, Texas 77227-7827

The Friends of the Texas Room seeks to support the collections of the Texas and Local History Department, the Archives and Manuscripts Department, and the Special Collections Department of the Houston Metropolitan Research Center of the Houston Public Library.
108 Skyview, Friendswood, Texas 77546

The purpose of the Society is to preserve and maintain the Frank J. Brown Heritage Museum in keeping with the pioneer spirit and Christian ideals of the founding families by collecting and displaying the original artifacts and personal effects of the Frank J. Brown family and other early settlers of Friendswood, Texas; to identify, preserve, support and display other historical buildings and sites that also reflect the heritage of the community; to acquire and maintain a historical library and archive to preserve Friendswood's history; to educate the membership and the community about our history through tours, lectures, seminars, printed materials and events.


The objectives of the Greater Houston Jewish Genealogical Society is to promote an interest in Jewish genealogy; to encourage and instruct members in Jewish genealogical research through careful documentation, and to maintain quality genealogical standards; to locate, preserve and index public and private Jewish genealogical records and make sure records available to members and the general public; to assist and support any genealogical library in Texas which is open to the public; to publish genealogical and historical information in a regular newsletter or other publications as directed by the membership.

713-216-5000 (phone)  713-216-2143 (fax)712 Main Street, Suite 110  Houston, Texas 77002
“GHPA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation founded in 1978.  Members include individuals, corporations and organizations.  Funding for programs and activities are provided through memberships as well as grants and individual and corporate gifts.
Our Mission: Greater Houston Preservation Alliance (GHPA) promotes the preservation and appreciation of Houston's architectural and cultural historic resources through education, advocacy and committed action, thereby creating economic value, developing a stronger sense of community.”
Basic membership is $15.00, and up.
Provides walking tours, awards, and research resources. 

The Harris County Historical Commission mission is to provide a unified and effective voice to preserve, protect, and promote Harris County history and historical locations, and initiate and conduct programs suggested by HCCC. Members appointed by Harris County Judge and Commissioners. 
(832) 839-0560P.O. Box 55776 Houston, Texas 77255

The purpose of the Harris County Historical Society is to encourage, advocate and administer the discovery, collection, preservation and publication of historical information, records, oral histories, visuals and other materials relating to the history of Harris County, and to educate the public about the important history of Harris County, Texas.

Activities: 2021/2022 Zoom Programs from the comfort of your own home. Consult our website for more information -
Contact: Ann Becker or Charles Fitch
(713) 655-19121100 Bagby Street, Houston, Texas 77002
The Heritage Society (THS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to tell the stories of the diverse history of Houston and Texas through collections, exhibits, educational programs, film, video, and other content. Founded in 1954 by a number of public-spirited Houstonians to rescue the 1847 Kellum-Noble House from demolition, The Heritage Society has since saved an additional nine historic buildings, moved them from various locations to join the Kellum-Noble House in Sam Houston Park, and restored them to reflect their respective eras. These ten buildings, along with the Museum Gallery, serve as historic reference points and exhibition spaces for more than 23,000 artifacts that document life in Houston from the early 1800s to the mid-1900s.
PO Box 231271, Houston, Texas 77223-1271

Club was formed to help foster knowledge, training, help, and pride in the search for Hispanic ancestors.  Data bases on families from northern Mexico, south Texas, California, and New Mexico are available to members.  Beginning in 1983 with 20 members, presently have 300 members world-wide from Alaska, Puerto Rico, San Francisco, Mexico City, and D.F.  Funds raised through conventions, memberships, and book sales go to purchase Hispanic Genealogy books data bases and are donated to the Clayton Library for Genealogical Research, Houston, Texas. Interactive website with family sites and data base on Camargo, Tamaulipas and links to National and International Hispanic sites.
(713)522-0540PO Box 130463, Houston, Texas 77219

A non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and conservation of Houston's historic architecture and building resources. Historic Houston's Deconstruction Program actively deconstructs homes to reclaim the building materials. The reclaimed materials are then made available to members through Historic Houston's Salvage Warehouse, a regional resource for reclaimed historic building materials serving an 11-county region of southeast Texas. 
City Hall Annex, 900 Bagby, Houston
Unit within the Planning and Development agency

"… a 13-member board, makes recommendations to City Council on historic properties.  The board reviews requests for historic district designations, landmarks, protected landmarks, archaeological sites and Certificates of Appropriateness." 

8283 CR 209, Plantersville, Texas 77363

The premier resource in the Houston area for information and hands-on experience in the art and craft of blacksmithing.

2507 Tannehill  Houston, Texas 77008  (residence of a member)
4813 Ella Blvd  Houston, Texas 77018
 “Houston Arts and Media’s purpose is to produce educational and historical film, video and books.  The work will be done by members of Houston’s creative, educational, research and production communities.  Houston Arts and Media is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization. Houston Arts and Media's mission is simple.  We help film makers, script writers, authors, and other local creative talent create better and more innovative ways to teach both children and adults about history, science, literature, and the world.  Much effort has recently be applied toward historical documentaries.”
Monthly meetings  Basic dues $40.00.
A youtube channel is maintained at:

The organization's mission is to promote impartial inquiry, study, and education about the period of the American Civil War and its causes and aftermath. 
713-968-9750PO Box 272242, Houston, Texas 77277-2242

A non-profit organization founded in 1958 to promote best practices through educational seminars presented by local, national, and international experts in a broad range of genealogical and historical subjects.

107 West 12th Street, Houston, Texas 77008

The mission of the Houston Heights Association is to foster a sense of community among the diverse segments of the neighborhood.

P. O. Box 25086  Houston, Texas 77265-5086

An organization that serves as a resource for Houston's existing historical, preservation, and educational organizations and institutions. 

An online community focused on Houston history.  This community is comprised of historians, educators, preservationists, civic-minded individuals and influential citizens who are very passionate about Houston's past history.  

832-667-1000PO Box 20070, Houston, Texas 77225

The "rodeo" is possibly the largest annual historical re-enactment anywhere.  Demonstrating life and working techniques of cattle ranching history.  

Reliant Center / 8334 Fannin Street Houston, TX 77054
PO Box 541353, Houston, Texas 77254-1353
A non-profit membership organization dedicated to promoting knowledge and appreciation of modern architecture in Houston and Texas. Houston Mod advocates the preservation of this cultural legacy and seeks support from its members and the general public in achieving this goal. 

​Unit within the Planning and Development agency

PO Box 2723, Humble, Texas 77347-2723

Serves genealogy enthusiasts in the northeast Houston, Texas area through monthly meetings. The society maintains a genealogy library housed at the Humble Museum.
“Just north of the well-known Heights district in Houston, Texas lies the historic Independence Heights, a neighborhood most Houstonians do not know much about.  This neighborhood is unique because it was the first African-American city in the state of Texas.  Today, this neighborhood generates a strong sense of community between the recent influx of Latinos and the elderly who still refer to it as, its former name.” 
713-942-80005401 Caroline  Houston, Texas 77004- 6804
Museum opens to the public seven days a week.  General admission is free.
Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 pm.  Saturday and Sunday, Noon to 5 p.m.
A member of the Houston Museum District Association.
713.660.07722726 Bissonet #240-203, Houston, Texas 77005

A Texas not-for-profit corporation that accepted the challenge of raising the funds necessary to build a new archival wing for the Houston Metropolitan Research Center, located at the Ideson Library since 1976, and enhance and restore the historic building designed by noted Boston architects Cram & Ferguson. 

(713)510-39903272 Westheimer Road, Suite 2, Houston, Texas 77098

Preservation Houston is Houston's only citywide organization advocating for historic preservation. Since 1978, Preservation Houston has voiced strong support for better public policy and protection of our irreplaceable historic resources. Our members, volunteers and staff are committed to preserving the best of our community's architectural and cultural heritage.

(713) 522-05401307 W. Clay Street Houston, TX 77019