SCHS
Board of Directors
President
Chuck Zimmerly

Vice President
Dr. Peggy Hardman
 
Secretary
Paul Harden
 
Treasurer
Prescilla Mauldin
 
Board Members:
Claudette Gallegos
Roy Heatwole
Kay Krehbiel
Jon Spargo
 
 
Ex-Officio Members
Robert Eveleth, Past President
 
 
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History – Photos – Maps & More
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of Socorro -- by topic
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Oktoberfest — Saturday, October 7, 2017
Socorro Desert Ratt Map Pages
by Paul Harden
El Camino Real Trail
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NEW!
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Society News
Hammel Brewery & Museum Roof Repair
The Hammel Brewery building suffered some fairly serious roof damage during a brisk wind storm. The roof and supports were inspected and completely repaired by Socorro contractor Joe Gonzales and crew by April 12 for many more years of durable service. Aerial drone photos and a short video below.
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Wind
damaged
roof
Following
repair
and . . . a 2 minute mp4  AERIAL VIDEO   here
Site Map
Info & photos, Kelly and other area mines
Socorro County Mines & Smelters
NEW!
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Music, food and fun for the entire family.
The Hammel family, builders of the famous Hammel Brewery, began Oktoberfest in Socorro in the 1890s as a "fun family picnic." Socorro County Historical Society continues that tradition.
FOOD & DRINK
Lunch served 11am–2pm; $10/meal, $7 children under 16
Your choice of ...
> Grill cooked beer brats, sauerkraut, condiments
> Hamburger, green chili burgers, beans, chips, condiments
> Includes drink (water, softdrinks)
BEER ON TAP sold separately, $4/glass
ENTERTAINMENT
11 am – Dr. Comstock's Oompah Band
12 noon – Roon Band
  1 pm – Tuesdays @2 folk band
  2 pm – Aditi Natesa Belly Dancers
 
Oktoberfest Food Service Area
The Board of Directors recently approved to build a cement "sidewalk" type structure for the grill and food service areas used during Oktoberfest and occasional other activities. This should improve our food service and cleanliness. Work performed by Edward's Construction of Socorro.
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