Help us preserve and tell the story of a place where the Old West converged with medical science!

2020-21 Board of Directors 

Dale Giese, Joe Saenz,

 Kirsten Kairos, 

Ansel Walters, Lorie Hildebrand, Becky Dinwiddie, 

Cecilia Bell, Martin Miller, Rita Larson, Kathryn McCarroll 

     2020-21 Officers


Cecilia Bell, President

Martin Miller, Secretary

Rebecca Dinwiddie, Treasurer

Due to the reimposing of Covid restrictions on group gatherings in New Mexico, we are temporarily having to suspend operating hours and tours once again. 


For information on scheduling small groups of five or fewer for tours, please call Cecilia at 575-388-4477. 

We apologize for the inconvenience.

This sign was recently installed at the Silver City Visitors Center.

The  Fort Bayard Historic Preservation Society operates two separate facilities: 

the Museum on site at the historic fort,

and the Santa Clara -

 Fort Bayard Historic Visitors Center, located in the former National Guard Armory, 

​at 11990 US Hwy 180,

6 miles east of Silver City, on the north side of the highway.



We are in need of additional tour guides, museum hosts, and cataloguing assistants as we move into the warm season, beginning on April 1st.  Schedules are flexible, and no matter your areas of interest and ability, we can train you for our needs.

-For more information, call 575-388-4477

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