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Historic Downtown Seguin

Seguin Main Street Program

Seguin is a Charter Member of the Texas Main Street program, of the Texas Historical Commission, a program dedicated to the economic revitalization of downtown through historic preservation. Seguin's Main Street Program is recognized as an Accredited National Main Street City by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.

The City of Seguin Main Street Program oversees activity in the downtown historic district. A nine-member Advisory Board is appointed by the Mayor and City Council and includes representatives who are downtown business and property owners and those who represent various clubs and organizations with an interest in revitalizing the downtown historic district.

VISION STATEMENT

Downtown Seguin strives to be a pedestrian-friendly, attractive, safe and desirable center for business, leisure and entertainment incorporating and celebrating the unique history, architecture and ethnicity of the community. 

MISSION STATEMENT

The mission of the Seguin Main Street Program is to facilitate, through community input and implementation of the Main Street Program Four-Point approach of Design, Organization, Economic Restructuring, and Promotions, the changes needed to create as reality the vision for downtown.  This includes recommending changes in local laws, encouraging private sector reinvestment, inviting the entire community to use and celebrate in the historic heart of the community, and laying the foundation for a viable future by facilitating appropriate planning and financing to secure the future of downtown as the heart of Seguin.

About Downtown Seguin

Downtown Seguin is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and includes 26 square blocks. Seguin is one of the oldest towns in the state. Many of the buildings in the downtown date back to the early 1900s and some date as far back as the days of the Republic of Texas. Downtown has a sprawling collection of commercial and public buildings, including two four-story hotel buildings and enjoyed the influence of prominent architects like J. Riely Gordon, Atlee B. Ayers, and Alfred Giles.

Additional Community Links

Seguin Economic Development Corporation 

Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce

Seguin and Guadalupe Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Seguin Convention and Visitors Bureau

Texas Historical Commission

National Trust for Historic Preservation

Seguin Arts Commission

Go Nuts! Pecan Fest Heritage Days

Seguin Heritage Museum 

Seguin Conservation Society 

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Upcoming Events

Scarecrow Decorating Contest entry deadline

Date: October 3, 2014 9:00 AM - October 3, 2014 5:00 PM

Location: Seguin Main Street Program office, 211 N. River Street

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Barbecue and auction to benefit injured officer Jerry Guerrero

Date: October 4, 2014 5:00 PM - October 4, 2014 10:00 PM

Location: Knights of Columbus Hall, 1015 S. Austin Street, Seguin

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6th Annual Seguin Police Moonlight 5K Run/Walk

Date: October 18, 2014 8:30 PM - October 18, 2014 10:30 PM

Location: Pecan Bottom Multi-Use Trail at Max Starcke Park - 104 River Dr. East.

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