County Historical Society
|Las Cruces, New Mexico
|Committed to encouraging and
promoting a greater appreciation and knowledge of the
historical and cultural heritage of Southern New Mexico
|Calendar Of Events /
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. With our October 2021 presentation, we resume in-person lectures at Good Samaritan. The programs also will be available virtually through the Zoom platform. DACHS Members will receive an email each month with the Zoom invitation to attend. Non-members can email the historical society at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an electronic invitation.
|Jan. 27 2024
|Annual Awards Banquet
at noon at La Posta in Mesilla.
and his tracking telescopes at White Sands Missile Range -
ground breaking work copied by all other military test
MONTHLY DACHS PRESENTATIONS
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|Membership options. Print a PDF form,
fill it out by hand and mail it with your check or bring
to a monthly program. OR you can use our
link to PayPal and pay now with your credit card.
|You can use this "donate" button to go to
PayPal and make a donation to the DACHS in any amount. You
can pay with your PayPal account or your personal credit
card. If you would like to target your donation to
something other than the general fund (like the printing
of the annual Review), there is a space to
"leave a note" at the top of the page right after you fill
in the amount you wish to give. Thank you for your
|Newsletters as PDFs going back to 2006.
|Southern New Mexico Historical
|Annual 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
has a fund to help support area history researchers. An
application form is available for the different grants and /
|A variety of
publications the DACHS may still have available.
GO HERE for a suggested reading list covering Southern New Mexico's rich history -- from conquistadors to V-2 rockets.
|Award Categories & Forms
has numerous awards that are available for places and people
each year. Some have small cash awards associated with them.
To see lists of all past awards,
|Who We Are
|The board of directors and
|Our History and Mission
|How we started in 1963 and what we do. Logo background.
|How To Contact Us
|Addresses for snail mail and
|Links to other
resources and postings of materials by the Dona Ana County
|See what we've
been up to