Baca County History

by the Plainsman Herald

Month: December 2014

  • A 2014 Thank You for Telling Your Stories

    In this era when people expect information at their fingertips and instant response to everything, our local history,  local stories and local collections which are so rich in history and cultural heritage are increasingly inaccessible.  Issues such as budget cuts and staff reductions are the usual culprits but part of this inaccessibility is also occurring…

  • So Where is the Broomcorn Capital of the World?

    NOTE: The original article was written in 2014, We have since updated (2023) and added more history of this forgotten industry. What is Broomcorn? I have had several conversations about recording local history as we are doing with  Anytime the topic of broomcorn  or broom corn has come up with someone not from Baca…