|Doņa Ana County Historical Society
|Las Cruces, New Mexico
to encouraging and promoting a greater appreciation and knowledge of
the historical and cultural heritage of Southern New Mexico since 1963.
|Calendar Of Events / Programs
Meetings are held at the Las Cruces Good Samaritan Village in the Stucky Auditorium downstairs in the main activites building, 3011 Buena Vida Cir., at 7 p.m. unless otherwise specified. Monthly programs are free and open to the public.
|Jan. 28, 2017||Annual Awards Luncheon||Noon @ the Double Eagle in Mesilla. Only $26.50 per person. Reservations required from Susan at email@example.com|
||Growth & transformation of NMSU in its first 30 years
||Paula will talk about her latest book Matinee and Evening: The Story of Actors Abby Lewis and John Seymour. Abby Lewis was the daughter of St. James priest Hunter Lewis and grew up here.
||Trip for members into Soledad Canyon on Ft. Bliss
with 30,000 men, just outside Deming (population 2,000) during World
War I. Getting ready for the blood and mud of trench warfare in France.
The U.S. entered the war 100 years ago this month.
of the Farm and Ranch Museum will give a talk entitled, "Into Lands
Totally Unknown: Spanish Military Campaigns into Central New Mexico,
|Jan. 27, 2018
||Annual Awards Luncheon
|Our History and Mission
||How we started in 1963 and what we do. Logo background.
||Membership form. Print it and fill it out by hand. Mail it with your check or bring to a monthly program.
||Newsletters as PDFs going back to 2006.
|Southern New Mexico Historical Review
collection of articles covering the history of Southern New Mexico. The Review as PDFs going back to 1994.
|Awards Luncheon Program
||An event program is printed for the annual luncheon. The luncheon programs as PDFs going back to 2013.
|Scholarships / Grants
DACHS has an endowment fund to help support area history researchers.
An application form is available for the different grants and / or
||A variety of publications the DACHS has available. GO HERE for a suggested reading list of books
covering Southern New Mexico's rich history -- from conquistadors to
|Award Categories & Forms
DACHS has numerous awards that are available for places
and people each year. Some have small cash awards associated with them. To see all Past Awards, GO HERE.
|Who We Are
||The board of directors and officers.
|How To Contact Us
||Addresses for snail mail and email.
||Links to other resources and postings of materials by the Dona Ana County Historical Society.
||See what we've been up to