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Discover. Preserve. Knowledge. Learn About Local History.




Welcome to the Historical Society of Helotes website. Texas is unique, and the history of our South Texas town is especially intriguing. Please peruse the site and don’t forget to visit our Shop page. We have many items of interest for history lovers. The HSH is a non-profit, 501(c)3, educational organization. All income is used to further the Society's mission and fund necessary operating expenses. 


Mission Statement


The purpose of the Historical Society of Helotes includes the discovery, preservation, and dissemination of knowledge about the history of Helotes , Texas, and the surrounding area. Membership is open to all individuals interested in promoting this mission.




Cattle Drive through Old Town Helotes, 1916


News & Events 


December 2nd, 2017 - The Society will have a booth at the

Marketplace in Old Town Helotes. There will be many Christmas
items for sale: historic matted photographs, historic homestead
and specialty ornaments, notepads and cards, books, and
much more. Come visit our booth.


December 5th, 2017 - The Society's Potluck Christmas Party

will be held at the home of Mary Ann Greenlees. RSVP required

Mary Ann Greenlees. RSVP required. This is a members only event. 




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Donations may be made to the Society by check, money order,
or by clicking on the following link:




Historical Society of Helotes  P.O. Box 707, Helotes, TX 78023