Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: On the hunt for history

History is all around us – from old buildings and signage to mementos and memories. Sometimes when we start looking for it, we find more and more to uncover.

When Patty Johnson Hilbert joined the museum board in 2019, she began spending a lot more time in the museum and ultimately finding more interesting threads to weave into her family history. She was delighted to find school mementos belonging...