The major focus of our fund raising at this time is raising money to go toward the construction of a new Henry F. Hauser Museum in the City of Sierra Vista, AZ.

The Sierra Vista Historical Society, Inc. is a non-profit 501 (3)c organization, EIN #73-1654706. Your donation is tax deductible. 100% of the funds donated to the new museum go to the new museum. There are no administrative costs taken out.


Contributions can be made in several different ways:

 In Memoriam Program

Give a gift in memory of a loved one to the SVHS Building Fund. Following receipt of your donation the Society will send a card toe the family of the person in memory notifying them of you donation. We sill not disclose the amount of your donation. We will also send you a tax-deductible receipt.   Combined donations amounting to $500 or more will place the name of the person in memory on a special remembrance plaque to be located in the new museum.

Click here to download the In Memoriam Donation form


Pledge Program

This is a compact between the donor and the SVHS where the donor agrees to pledge a certain amount over a stated number of years.

Click here to download the Pledge Program form


Make a provision in your will to leave a portion to the building fund for a new museum.


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We currently have 120 total members in the society.

  • ¬†A single membership costs $15
  • A family membership costs $20
  • Lifetime membership cost $1000
There are several types of yearly memberships:
  1. Single or Family Membership.
  2. Patron support at several levels: Wrangler $100, Cowboy $200, Foreman $300, Rancher $500, Amounts above the basic memberships are tax-deductible and your name(s) will be added to a patron recognition plaque located in the museum.
  3. Corporate/Business membership.  This membership will allow you to post an ad and have a link to your website.  We are also linked to the city of Sierra Vista web and are one of their top rated links.
  4. Honorary Membership.  This is obtained by giving an oral history, by long time area residents, to the Museum. (one year membership)
Click Here to go to:  Form for Single, Family, Patron or Corporate/Business Memberships

Geni Club

The Sierra Vista Genealogy Club

Formed in 2006, is hosted by members of the Tombstone Chapter of the Nat’l Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. ¬†It became a project of the Sierra Vista Historical Society in 2009.

The clubs Meets of the first wednesday of each month October through May at the Ethel Berger Center from 1:00 to 4:00. ¬†The Club’s purpose is to foster genealogical research.


For more information: Call 803-7906 or go to

Photo Gallery

All photos are courtesy of the Henry F. Hauser Museum