Historic Preservation


Development Services Director

Mark Miers

Development Services Building Official


(903) 731-8402

Greg Hearn

Palestine City Hall

504 N. Queen Street
Palestine, TX 75801


Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Historic Preservation

Historic Preservation Maintenance

Historic Elements

Usually, the repair of historic features requires more labor but costs less in materials than using ready-made replacement products. This allows local carpenters and builders to keep more of the money they earn in the local community, instead of spending it on ready-made replacement items, which generally are made outside of the community.

For guidelines and tips about how to preserve history when maintaining historic structures, see the following pages: