News & Events
El Paso County Historical Society currently accepting 2023 Hall of Honor nominations
The El Paso County Historical Society is currently accepting nominations for inductees to the 2023 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 […]
Women’s History Month events that are celebrating women in El Paso
Women’s History Month began in the 1980s when “Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March 7, 1982 as ‘Women’s History Week.’” according to The lLibrary of Congress website.
Texas State Historical Association Annual Meeting to be held in El Paso March 2-4, 2023
The Texas State Historical Association 127th Annual Meeting will take place in El Paso, Texas from March 2-4, 2023.
Black History Month: A look at El Paso County Historical Society Password articles
Celebrate Black History Month by reading through some of the El Paso County Historical Society Password articles.
Black History Month exhibits and events in El Paso
Celebrate Black History Month with these history and art exhibits in El Paso.
Free event Jan. 21: Book talk at the Burges House, Rewriting Citizenship by Dr. Susan Stanfield
Join the El Paso County Historical Society on Jan. 21 at 11 a.m. for a book talk with Dr. Susan Stanfield, Assistant Professor of History at UTEP, on her new book Rewriting Citizenship.
Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas – Celebrate Joseph Magoffin’s Birthday
The El Paso County Historical Society will be co-sponsoring along with the Magoffin Home State Historic Site the event at the Magoffin Home State Historic Site in El Paso.
El Paso County Historical Society holiday hours, last minute gifts ideas
Looking for a last minute gift for the history lover in your life? Here are a few options.
Free event Dec. 3: Book talk at the Burges House, Educating the Enemy by Jonna Perrillo, PhD
Join the El Paso County Historical Society on Dec. 3 at 11 a.m. for a book talk with UTEP Professor Dr. Jonna Perrillo and her exciting new book Educating the Enemy.
Native American Heritage Month: Ysleta del Sur Pueblo
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the El Paso County Historical Society is posting past PASSWORD articles on Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.