Huerfano County Historical Society

Walsenburg, Colorado

S a v i n g   t h e   p a s t   f o r   t h e   f u t u r e .


Located At
201 East Fifth Street, Walsenburg

Inside The Historic Washington School Building -
On The Second Floor.


The center is your source for Archival Photos, Newspapers, and Huerfano County records from the 1890s to the present.

The Center is available for research by appointment only. Please call well in advance of your planned visit. Director Carolyn Newman can be reached at


For access to the extensive historic collection by appointment.

Assistant Director William J. Bechaver

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Or e.mail regarding information requests or research intentions by clicking on the link below.

Thank you for your interest in our local history, and in our Local History Center.