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Listen to the El Paso History Radio Show on KTSM AM 690, Saturdays from 10am to Noon MT. Also live online at  . Call the show live on Saturdays and join the discussion… 915-544-5876.

November 28, 2020

Father Pinto was a great influence on El Paso starting in the 1890s and established many Catholic churches here.  He is buried in Concordia Cemetery.  We will hear about him from San Elizario historian Sam Sanchez Sr. Plus, Sacred Heart Church founded by Father Pinto, is now about to be renovated. We hear from Father Garcia and historian Max Grossman on that project.

December 5, 2020

Our topic is the two State Historic Sites in El Paso County. Hour One, Dr. David Carmichael explains the cultural history of Hueco Tanks, and Hour Two, Jeff Harris and Machelle Ranglewood review the Magoffin Home and the historic Magoffin family.

December 12, 2020

The International Boundary and Water Commission has a lot to do with most all of our area history, and we hear that explained by Mark  Howe, current IBWC Cultural Resources Specialist, and Gabe Duran, a former IBWC employee.

December 19, 2020

The topic is early El Paso artists and our guest is Hal Marcus, El Paso artist and gallery owner, who lists El Paso artists from here who painted our history onto their canvasses. Hal, along with his wife, Patricia Medici, will share their Early El Paso Masters Dead Artist Exhibit in their gallery on Oregon Street.

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El Paso history is Six Guns and Shady Ladies, El Paso’ s prominent Old West re-enactor group. They met at San Antonio Street and El Paso Street on April 14, 2016, and portrayed the famous “Four Dead in Five Seconds” gunfight.

It also made Marshall Dallas Stoudenmire famous on that date, April 14th, on that same corner, in 1881.

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Here is the 9 minute film THE FIRST CAMINO REAL IN AMERICA from August, 2015 Produced by Jackson Polk. Click picture to view.

The Texas Trost Society held a sold-out fundraiser walking tour of Henry Trost buildings in downtown El Paso, Texas on March 26, 2016.

For the evening, Dr. Max Grossman, architectural historian, became Henry C. Trost, famous El Paso architect, and personally led the discussion and tour, primarily of Bassett Tower.

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