In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day the El Paso County Historical Society will be closed Monday, Jan. 17 2022. We will resume normal business house on Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
News & Events
UPDATE: Ticket sales have ended for for 2020/2021 El Paso County Historical Society Hall of Honor
UPDATE: Ticket sales have ended. There’s still time to reserve your seat for this year’s El Paso County Historical Society Hall of Honor! This year’s banquet will be held at the historic Plaza Hotel Pioneer Park, 106 W. Mills Ave. on Sunday, November 14, 2021, at 11:00 a.m. The event will include a plated lunch, […]
EPCHS announces 2021 Hall of Honor selection
UPDATE: Ticket sales have ended. The El Paso County Historical Society is pleased to announce the selection of Mr. Colbert Coldwell, Mr. Joseph Ray, Mr. Jack Maxon, and Ms. Mary Haynes, to the 2021 Hall of Honor.
17th Annual Sunset Heights Tour of Homes in El Paso set for Oct. 2. Here’s what to know
The 17th Annual Sunset Heights Tour of Homes is back! The tour is set for Saturday, Oct. 2, from 12 p.m.- 4 p.m. Funds raised by the event go to the Sunset Heights Neighborhood Improvement Association used to assist neighborhood residents with their properties, provide neighborhood activities, and maintain the historical integrity of the neighborhood. […]
‘Lost Restaurants of El Paso’ book sale event at 101-year-old former Texaco Service Station
The El Paso County Historical Society got mouths watering and memories flooding back with the release earlier this year of the Lost Restaurants of El Paso, and now you can get your hands on a copy and get up close and personal to one of the Sun City’s most iconic buildings.
El Paso County Historical Society currently accepting 2021 Hall of Honor nominations
The El Paso County Historical Society is currently accepting nominations for inductees to the 2021 Hall of Honor. Nominees should be considered outstanding individuals of character, vision, courage, and creative spirit. They must have lived in El Paso County and have consistently done the unusual which deserves to be remembered or have made El Paso County better for having lived […]
Virtual history events taking place in the month of August
Here’s a look at the virtual history events happening in the month of August.
Happy Birthday Jane Burges Perrenot
From “Jane Burges Perrenot July 19th 1900-June 18th,” 1986, by Greg Pine During her long life as an El Pasoan, Mrs. Perrenot dedicated much of her time and treasure to the betterment of her beloved El Paso. She was a charter member of the Junior Service League, now the Junior League, and served as president […]
El Paso County Historical Society begins a series of discussions with dinner and talk on July 23, tickets are limited
UPDATE: Ticket sales are now closed. El Paso is a true melting pot. Over 400 years, many different people from different ethnicities have called The Pass of the North their home.
ICYMI: Looking back during Women’s History Month in El Paso, Texas
Did you miss any of the Women’s History Month posts? Here’s a look at what you may have missed and other posts celebrating women’s accomplishments in El Paso.