The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation has partnered with local historians and History Press to write informational books about Plano's history. All of our publications are available and for sale at the Interurban Railway Museum in Historic Downtown Plano, Texas.

Publications

Plano and the Interurban Railway (2009)

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This book covers the history of the Interurban Railway in Plano, Texas. 

Historic Downtown Plano (2012)

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Historic Downtown Plano focuses on the city's main mercantile area of Mechanic (Fifteenth Street) and Main (K Avenue) and the surrounding heritage districts of Haggard Park, Old Town, and the Douglass Community. 

Plano's Historic Cemeteries (2014)

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Plano's Historic Cemeteries covers over 10 historic cemeteries in the area, with historic background and photos of notable headstones. 

Football and Integration in Plano, Texas (2014)

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The Plano Conservancy for Historic Preservation, Inc. presents the inspiring story of the Wildcat fight for the title that made Plano a better place to live.

Saving Plano's Treasures: An Adventure in Historic Preservation Coloring Book (2016)

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This coloring book features twelve historic locations around Plano, Texas and details their significance in Plano's early history. This book is perfect for both children and adults who want to learn more about the most significant sites around the City of Plano. 

Preservando los Tesoros de Plano: Una Aventura en Preservación Histórica (2018)

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In 2018 we added a Spanish language translation and two new coloring pages to our classic historic preservation coloring book.