El Paso & World War II

New exhibit centers on El Paso & World War II at El Paso County Historical Society

The El Paso County Historical Society, in collaboration with the Humanities Collaborative at EPCC-UTEP, presents a new exhibit on El Paso & World War II on Saturday, May 7, 2022.

The exhibit will showcase some of the Society’s WWII archival holdings – including photographs, letters, newspapers, and historical objects such as William Deane Hawkins’ Congressional Medal of Honor.

The exhibit is made possible by a generous grant from El Paso Electric.

If you go:

  • When: Saturday, May 7th, 2022
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Where: Burges House, 603 W. Yandell Ave., El Paso, Texas 79902

Direction to the Burges House:

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A sneak peek at some exhibit items:


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.