Author: EPCHS

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My intention with my previous post was to avoid legitimating my exploration of El Paso history (for myself and for others) because the importance of local history should be obvious. Luckily, though, I continue to find my quest for El Pasohistory validated. Case in point: today, while volunteering at the El Paso County Historical Society’s […]

The Mysterious Case of Francis F. Last week, we got a call from Southern Methodist University (SMU) about verifying whether some photos they had in their collections credited to one Francis F. Parker were also attributable to a Francis W. Parker listed on our website. The search for the answer to this question demonstrates how history is not only investigative, […]

Welcome to our Blog!/Some Insights Into What History is More stories

Welcome! Welcome to the El Paso County Historical Society Blog! We will be updating it every-so- often with all things Borderlands history. Whether it is an interesting find, an entry about an event that took place in the Borderland, or general insights into history, you’ll find it here. Please make sure to check with us, […]


People  A Aaronson, Abe Abales, Laura Lee Abraham, F. Murray Adams, William Aguirre, Arturo Aikman, Duncan Ainsa, Evelyn Alarcon, Francisca (Dona Paca) Alarcon,Lorenzo Amstater,Shirlee Anderson, Clyde Applegate, Howard Armendariz, Albert Armstrong,Reba Arny, William Ashley Family Ashley, George Attaway, Alice Aykal, Gurer Aykal, Gus Azar, Suzie B Baca, Edward Baron, David Barron,William Bassett, C.N. Battle, Joe […]


African Americans 1st Black in Area came with Spaniards. Blacks in Military Service Black Soldiers Return to El Paso Henry Flipper   L.A. Nixon Elementary School McCall Center Juneteeth Agriculture Black’s Nursery Cattle Ranching Dairies El Paso Nurserymen Association Lincon Dairy Livestock Show history Ostrich Farm, 1989 Pear Orchards, 1986 Prickly Pear, 1991 Purebred Guernsey herds brought […]

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