Residents share history

Recently, four of our citizens presented an outstanding program at Tucumcari Historical Museum. They talked about the history of New Mexico and of our area, as well as about how other history affected us and even about what is often termed the 11 pre-history” of our area. The speakers were “Harve” Abercrombie, “Si” Reid, Alene […]

Dorothy Randals always helped

Lynn Moncus Few people have done more to help preserve our area history than has Mrs. Dorothy Randals, who served on the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute Board for 37 years. During those years she helped with the collection, preservation, and presentation of items representing our county. Always willing to participate in the work days, Dorothy […]

Historical group offers educational experience

By Lynn Moncus: Comments from the Canyons On the evening of April 19, Tucumcari Historical Research Institute held its annual meeting at the Elks Lodge. The program about the history of education in Quay County was presented by Joy Moon and her daughters, Carolyn Franklin and Janet Griffiths. The daughters prepared their script by doing […]

Passing through —

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Name: Barbara Sewell Where we found her: Tucumcari Historical Museum Where was she going? Back to her home in Tullahoma, Tenn., from her son-in-law’s college graduation in Albuquerque.

Tucumcari Historical Research Institute planning field trip

QCS Staff Tucumcari Historical Research Institute has scheduled a field trip for members to the Park Springs Ranch and Hatch Ranch south of Las Vegas, N.M. The trip is scheduled for Aug. 22. The group will leave the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 7 a.m. Participants should bring a picnic lunch. Non-members who would like to […]

She’s earned speaking privileges at 40th anniversary of grand opening

By Lynn Moncus The farther we get over the hill, the more strange experiences we seem to have. I was asked to give a brief history of Tucumcari Historical Research Institute and wondered why someone far more knowledgeable hadn’t received the honor. Well, as I began a bit of research, I realized why I had […]

Museum set for field trip to historic churches

By QCS The Tucumcari Historical Research Institute is hosting a field trip for its membership on June 13 to the historic Catholic churches in Gallegos and Bueyeros. Cars will leave at 9 a.m. from the Tucumcari Historical Museum at 416 S. Adams St. Bring a picnic lunch. If you are not a member and would […]

01-03-2009: Calendar

Sunday: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Monday: 3 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Call 461-4201.Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a depression support group, 1005 S. Monroe St.

11-29-2008: Calendar

Sundays ongoing: 2:30 p.m., American Legion Auxiliary Bingo, Bingo Hall, 100 S. Eighth Street, Logan. Call 497-3910.Monday: 2 p.m., regular meeting, Museum Board, Tucumcari Historical Museum, 416 South Adams St. Call 461-4201.Monday: 6:30 p.m. regular meeting, Angels Among Us, a depression support group, 1005 S. Monroe St.

Donor helps museum preserve Quay heritage

By Lynn Moncus A few months ago, Robert Farmer passed away and left a sizable bequest to the Tucumcari Historical Research Institute to be used as the board chooses to help preserve the history of our area at the Tucumcari Historical Museum. He said he wanted to leave the money in memory of his mother, […]