Month: November 2015

Oct. 26: 4th Quarterly Meeting recap

October 26 Sunday at 5:00 pm: 4 th Quarterly meeting of the El Paso County Historical Society Keynote Speaker – Jason Bruemmer speaking on “How the Horses Shaped Civilization” At the Sunland Park Race Track (during Tom Lea Month) – in the Riley Room Admission is $20.00 dollars per person including dinner – Call 573-0048 […]

Hall of Honor Annual Banquet

November 2, Sunday at 6:00 pm: El Paso County Historical Society Hall of Honor annual Banquet At the El Paso Club downtown – Dinner will be served at 7:00 pm

October Quarterly Meeting

New officers were elected for the coming year during our meeting at the Burges House, then at 5 p.m. at Sunland Park Race Track. Jason Bruemmer spoke on “The History of the Horse in the Light of ‘The Hands of Cantu’.”

August Quarterly Meeting

Gary Williams, Senior Program Officer of the El Paso Community Foundation, spoke about the many historical projects he has worked on, such as the restoration of the rare “Lady Justice” zinc statue which was once on the red brick Victorian El Paso County Courthouse, which was demolished in 1917. Gary brought back the history of […]

Little History

A few weeks ago, a gentleman came to the Historical Society to conduct research on his grandfather, father, and uncle. He had been researching his family for years and plans to write a book about them. On Friday, another gentleman came to the Society seeking photos for a book he is writing on the history […]

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