|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.
||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.
||"Six 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.
||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 seen.
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.”
|Our History and Mission
||How we started in 1963 and what we do. Logo background.
||Membership form. Print it and fill it out by hand. 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 the history of Southern New Mexico. The Review as PDFs going back to 1994.
|Awards Luncheon Program
||An event program is printed for the annual luncheon. The luncheon programs as PDFs going back to 2013.
|Scholarships / Grants
DACHS has a 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.
||Links to other resources and postings of materials by the Dona Ana County Historical Society.
||See what we've been up to