Texas Archeological Research Laboratory

Welcome to the Texas Archeological Research Laboratory!

TARL's mission is to collect, preserve, and curate archeological specimens and records. The lab also trains students, conducts archeological research and disseminates information about Texas' vast archeological legacy. 




Texas Beyond History presents Hendrick and Ware PlantationsThis exhibit offers a rare snapshot of rural life in northeast Texas, providing insight into the history of enslaved African Americans, paid laborers, community members and the plantations' families. 

Read about this exciting exhibit here!

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