Portal, AZ - Rodeo, NM

Serving The Communities Of Portal and Rodeo  (www.portal-rodeo.com)

Chiricahua-Peloncillo Historical Society 


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.

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 area sites and learn the family histories and stories from our local residents.


Become a Member

Individual: $15.00 a year

Family :    $20.00 a year

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

Officers of CPHS

President : Bud Johnson       520-558-3266    hikerboy@mac.com

Vice President: Diana Hadley

Secretary/Treasurer : Debb Johnson    520-558-3266   dalderjohnson@gmail.com  

Communications & Public Relations:
Debb Johnson    520-558-3266   dalderjohnson@gmail.com  

Field Trip Planners : Budd Johnson    520/558-3266

Historian : Jeanne Williams     jwilliams@vtc.net

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