|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.
|Sept. 17, 2015
the Murals of Las Cruces Project - NMSU students finding and recording
the public murals found around Las Cruces. To see photos of more than
50 of the discovered murals, follow this link (MURAL PHOTOS) to their posting on FaceBoook.
|Oct. 15, 2015
story of the Hembrillo Battlefield where Warm Springs Apache, under
Victorio, battled U.S. Army Buffalo Soldiers in April 1880.
|Nov. 19, 2015
||Lorenzo Torres - fighting for workers rights in New Mexico and Arizona.|
|Jan. 30, 2016
||Annual Awards Banquet - PHOTOS of the luncheon
||Members - Hembrillo Battlefield Field Trip - PHOTOS of the trip
||Hightlights from his new book: Screen With A Voice: A History of Moving Pictures in Las Cruces.
||A World War 2 Convergence: How the Space Age and the Nuclear Age Began in Our Own Backyard at White Sands Missile Range
||Dr. Rick Hendricks
||Our NM State Historian on "The Bennetts: Binational Pioneer Family of the Mesilla Valley."
||The Chope family (Yes, that
Chope) and heritage preservation through food. Unfortunately we cannot
have the meeting at the restaurant.
|Our History and Mission
||How we started in 1963 and what we do. Logo background.
||Membership form. Print it from your browser, fill it out by hand and 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 historical events and people in
Southern New Mexico. The Review as PDFs going back to 1994.
|Awards Luncheon Program
||An event program is printed each year 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.
|Other Links Of Interest
||A short list of links to sources for historical information