Ana County Historical Society
|Las Cruces, New Mexico
to encouraging and promoting a greater appreciation and knowledge of
the historical and cultural heritage of Southern New Mexico since 1963.
|Calendar Of Events /
Meetings are held at the Las Cruces Good Samaritan Village in the Stucky Auditorium downstairs in the main activites building, 3011 Buena Vida Cir., at 7 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Monthly programs are free and open to the public.
||Annual Awards Event||At the NM Farm and Ranch Museum from 1-3 p.m. We'll have heavy hors d'oeuves during the first hour so don't eat lunch. In the second hour we'll have a presentation by Holly Radke on protecting and preserving your artifacts & history. Also, we'll present awards. The $25 price includes food, admission to the museum and the Antique Treasures show in the museum that day. Reservations required.|
of the Nuestra Tierra Conservation Project will talk about what they
found in the archaeological and natural survey of the new Organ
Mountains-Desert Peaks National Monument.
DUE TO VIRUS
Degrees of Separation—New Mexico Style.” Bud will point out in New
Mexico's history, how many people seemed to know each other and be
involved in each other’s lives.
DUE TO VIRUS
|He will talk about his latest book Killing Pat Garrett, The Wild West’s Most
Famous Lawman - Murder or Self Defense? David looks at the
evidence and offers his opinion. Be prepared to see photos you’ve never
DUE TO VIRUS
16 will mark the 75th anniversary of the Trinity Site atomic bomb test.
Eckles will provide a different look at Trinity Site with “Trinity at
75: Myths, Misinformation and Things You Probably Don’t Know.”
History and Mission
||How we started in
1963 and what we do. Logo background.
Print a PDF form, fill it out by hand and mail it with your check or
bring to a monthly program. OR you
can use our link to PayPal and pay now with your credit card.
|You can use this "donate" button
to go to PayPal and make a donation to the DACHS in any amount you
want. You can pay with your PayPal account or your personal credit
card. If you would like to target your donation to something other than
the general fund (like the Picacho Cemetery clean-up), there is a space
to "leave a note" at the top of the page right after you fill in the amount you wish to give. Thank you for your support.
||Newsletters as PDFs
going back to 2006.
New Mexico Historical Review
collection of articles covering the history of Southern New Mexico. The
Review as PDFs going
back to 1994.
||An event program is
printed for the annual luncheon. The luncheon programs as PDFs
going back to 2013.
DACHS has a fund to help support area history researchers.
An application form is available for the different grants and / or
variety of publications the DACHS may still have available.
GO HERE for a suggested reading list covering Southern New Mexico's rich history -- from conquistadors to V-2 rockets.
Categories & Forms
DACHS has numerous awards that are available for places
and people each year. Some have small cash awards associated with them.
To see all Past Awards, GO HERE.
||The board of
directors and officers.
To Contact Us
||Addresses for snail
mail and email.
||Links to other
resources and postings of materials by the Dona Ana County Historical
||See what we've
been up to