Official Newspaper of Eddy County since 1883

Archival Anecdotes: It's never too late for history

It's fairly common at the Eddy County Museum that someone becomes overcome with deep emotion over a single item. Perhaps it is the Edison phonograph, a butter ladle or a collection of hatpins. When someone says, "My grandmother had one of these," they aren't just remembering. They are reaching back in time, into the histories of their elders.

Other times museum goers experience an overwhelming...

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