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February 1, 2020  Hour One, Museum of Archaeology Director Jeff Romney is our guest for two hours to explain the El Paso history at the Museum, and then, Wayne Suggs joins us from 11-12 to talk about his photography exhibit opening at the Museum on February 15. He photographs petroglyph and other archaeological sites in our region which is a form of preservation, given the rise of vandalism at petroglyph sites throughout the Southwest.

February 8, 2020 We hear what the Celebrations of Our Mountains and Celebrate Our History plans are for 2020. Our guest is Jim Tolbert. 

February 15, 2020  Bob Peterson has lived in El Paso for 50 years. He’s from Maine and has adopted El Paso. He’s on five non-profit boards, still does some consulting as a retired person, and has a unique perspective on El Paso to share.

February 22, 2020  Karl Laumbaugh is in from Las Cruces to tell the tale of the Fountain murders, and what to expect at the Pat Garrett symposium on February 29, 2020 in Las Cruces.


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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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