|Doņa 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 / Programs
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.
|Jan. 30, 2016
||Annual Awards Banquet - PHOTOS of the luncheon
||Members - Hembrillo Battlefield Field Trip - PHOTOS of the trip
||Hightlights from his new book: Screen With A Voice: A History of Moving Pictures in Las Cruces.
||A World War 2 Convergence: How the Space Age and the Nuclear Age Began in Our Own Backyard at White Sands Missile Range
||Dr. Rick Hendricks
||Our NM State Historian on "The Bennetts: Binational Pioneer Family of the Mesilla Valley."
||The Chope family (Yes, that
Chope) and heritage preservation through food. Unfortunately we cannot
have the meeting at the restaurant.
||Building Elephant Butte Dam 100 years ago
||Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) recreation site at Ropes Spring in the late 1930s - northeast of Las Cruces at the base of San Andres Mtn.
||Genealogy is useful in historical research and history is essential in doing genealogical research - with examples
|Our History and Mission
||How we started in 1963 and what we do. Logo background.
||Membership form. Print it from your browser, fill it out by hand and mail it with your check or bring to a monthly program.
||Newsletters as PDFs going back to 2006.
|Southern New Mexico Historical Review
collection of articles covering historical events and people in
Southern New Mexico. The Review as PDFs going back to 1994.
|Awards Luncheon Program
||An event program is printed each year for the annual luncheon. The luncheon programs as PDFs going back to 2013.
|Scholarships / Grants
DACHS has an endowment fund to help support area history researchers.
An application form is available for the different grants and / or
||A variety of publications the DACHS has available. GO HERE for a suggested reading list of books
covering Southern New Mexico's rich history -- from conquistadors to
|Award 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.
|Who We Are
||The board of directors and officers.
|How To Contact Us
||Addresses for snail mail and email.
|Other Links Of Interest
||A short list of links to sources for historical information
||See what we've been up to