Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: Embracing the Old and the New

Many times, I have thought about the inner lives of people who settled Eddy County. Did they curse the cold? Did they miss the friends and family they left behind? Did they burn a candle late into the night, or go to bed early, buried deep under the covers? Did they yearn for company, or perhaps sought out solace?

We can never truly answer such questions, but there are artifacts within the museum...