Archive for: Local History – Page 2

Elephant Butte Fish Hatchery

The Fish Hatchery, a 1937 CCC project, once stood on what is now the Paseo del Rio Campground, part of Elephant Butte Lake State Park.


This video offers a list of the cemeteries in Sierra County and includes directions to their sites. Also included are some descriptions of the notable and notorious people buried around the area.

Las Palomas

A look at Las Palomas, a small farming community 7 miles south of Truth or Consequences. The town was founded circa 1865 and at one time had 2000 residents.

St. Jude Mission, Winston

Lucy Gurule takes Sherry Fletcher on a tour of the St. Jude Church in Winston, describing how it came to be and listing the community members who were involved in building it.