Chiricahua-Peloncillo Historical

Society & Paradise

Cemetery Association

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Founded June 14, 2008

Mission Statement:

A gathering of local History enthusiasts to collect and organize, to preserve, and to share natural and human history of our area.

The Chiricahua-Peloncillo Historical Society's primary function is to share our history through historical programs and field trips.

Please join us for information sharing“FIELD TRIPS” to are sites and learn the family histories and stories from our local residents.


Become a Member

Individual: $10.00 a year

Family : $15.00 a year

All meetings, Field Trips, and Programs are open to the Public. Contributions are welcomed.

Officers of CPHS

President: Craig McEwan


Vice Presidents: Nancy Cloudt
Junior Gomez 575-557-2249

Secretary/Treasurer: Reed Peters


Communications & Public Relations:
Laura Zeuner 520-558-1318

Field trip planners:

Sheila Clark , Chair 520/557-2246

Linda Pretty 520/558-8163

Convener:Jeanne Williams

Please contact any of the above, if you would like to lead a field trip or suggest a location.


Paradise Cemetery (3)

Paradise Cemetery Association

Article 6. Burial Privileges: Eligibility for burial is available upon request subject to approval by the Executive Committee, to any person and immediate family whose primary residence is or was within the area defined Below: The Arizona- New Mexico boundary on the East, the South border of Township T 18 S, near Sulphur Draw, extended to the crest of the Chiricahua Mountains on the West and the Third Standard Parallel on the North.


President : Glennis Hayes 520.558-2362

Vice-President : Eric Hayes 520/558-2362

Secretary/Treasurer: Reed Peters


P.O. Box 16525, Portal, AZ 85632

Join us and support your cemetery. No Dues for Members. Contributions are Welcomed.

Annual Meeting Open to the Public.


We invite you to scroll down the page and click on any photo. The photos are divided into the following categories: Personlities; Locations; Organizations; Special Events; and Publications.Each click will take you to the relevant page. Enjoy!


Schaughency Park


Paradise Remembered


Roads In Cave Creek Canyon


Marble In The Chiricahuas

Paradise Record

Paradise Cemetery
(Slide Show)



Revised Jan 2010 "Resting in Paradise" includes photos of all grave markers/graves in Paradise Cemetery and identifying information and location keyed to new Map of Paradise Cemetery by Bob Waldmire - published by Paradise Cemetery Association.

$12.00 available from all PCA officers.

Howard Topoff 2011