Frequently Asked Questions

What do I get when I adopt a place in Texas?

When you adopt a place through our Great Texas Land Rush program, you are getting the opportunity to share your name and dedication message with the world. After checkout, you will also receive a special link in your order email that lets you download and customize your official adoption certificate for each of the places you adopted.

Your name and message will appear on our website,, and everywhere else that links to this program for the entire duration of your adoption.

When I adopt a place, can somebody else adopt it?

No, once you adopt a place it is yours for the duration of your adoption.

Where does the money go when I support the Great Texas Land Rush program?

All funds are used to support the Texas Almanac and the Texas State Historical Association, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Still have questions?

Give us a call at (512)471-2600, or send an email to the Texas Almanac editor at [email protected]