Albuquerque Historical Society (AHS) is a non-profit, membership
organization of citizens interested in promoting and preserving all
matters relating to the history of Albuquerque, New Mexico and the
surrounding communities. Founded in 1947 as the Old Town Historical
Society, it originally focused on efforts to preserve the historic
character of Old Town Albuquerque.
Currently, AHS sponsors a
series of monthly programs or tours from September to May and
traditionally meets on the third Sunday of each month at 2:00 PM.
Meetings are held at the Albuquerque Museum, located on Mountain Road NW
in Old Town, unless otherwise indicated in the monthly program notice.
All AHS meetings are open to the public at no charge.
Society sponsors tours to historic points of interest in the Albuquerque
area and/or holds meetings or receptions in locations of special
historic interest for a small charge to its members.
Lectures cover a wide variety of topics related to some aspect of
Albuquerque or New Mexico history. During the near future some of
the following topics will be covered:
- Neighborhood History- Cultural and Tradtional
- Cultural History – Albuquerque Art collections
- Political History of Albuquerque
- Local Issues History: Land Development,
Water, Medical Facilities
- Albuquerque Architectural History: Nob
Hill, Downtown, Pre-1970’s, Post 1970’s
- Education History: - UNM, APS, TVI, Private
We welcome new members
of all ages. It is not necessary to be a historian or have prior
knowledge of Albuquerque or New Mexico history. Members receive advance
notice via newsletter about forthcoming events sponsored by the
Albuquerque Historical Society, plus a membership directory, and other
The society is lead by a
Board consisting of a group of officers and others who plan the programs
and carry out the administrative functions of the society. For
additional information contact our current officers:
|Janet Saiers, President
Steve Eagan, Vice Pres.
Joe Sabatini, Secretary
Dan Jones, Treasurer/Membership
Howard Henry, Program Flyer