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September 11, 2021

We review the history of 3 Catholic schools in El Paso and find some common origins; St Josephs, Loretto Academy, and Cathedral High School.  Analisa Cordova Silverstein and Elizabeth Salcido Cordova will help discuss St Josephs and Loretto Academy and David Saucedo went to Sy Josephs and Cathedral High School.

September 18, 2021

Hour One Our guest is Lydia Pagel from Texas Parks and Wildlife to tell us about how the Park is doing these days.  And, in hour two, we hear about how the Frontera Land Alliance continues to work on Castner Range, plus several other projects.

September 25, 2021

Tom Lea Month will be explained here as Adair Margo and Holly Cobb describe their upcoming events.

October 2, 2021

Troy Ainsworth review some of the many Henry Trost-designed buildings outside of El Paso.

October 16, 2021

What is the history of Chinese people in El Paso?  Our guest is historian Anna Fahy.

October 23, 2021

Ruben Escandon and Roberto Salas talk about the history of Smeltertown and Asarco and a possible Pilgrimage this year to Mount Cristo Rey.

October 30, 2021 Our topic is Dia De Los Muertos, or Day of the Dead, and we hear about that from Concordia Heritage Association members Patricia Kiddney, Collette Maes & Cris Martin.


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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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