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El Paso History Day

Last week, UTEP hosted its 19th annual El Paso History Day, one of dozens of events held across the country that showcase middle and high school students’ historical research projects. This year a record number of participants entered in El Paso. El Paso County Historical Society President, Jim Fashing, and Corresponding Secretary, Robert Diaz, presented awards sponsored by former president Frank Gorman to a few of the best student entries. Thank you to all who participated!

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Since 1954 the El Paso County Historical Society has been a driving force in the historic scene of El Paso. EPCHS strives to foster research into the history of the El Paso area; acquire and make available to the public historic materials; publish and encourage historical writing pertaining to the area; and to develop public consciousness of our rich heritage.