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Magoffin Homestead, El Paso, Texas

 
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Distance from city center: 5.5mi
Torontoguy's pictureby Torontoguy History & Culture travel tip
added on the 27th of October, 2010
Among all the historic hidden gems in El Paso, the Magoffin Homestead is maybe the most unique and beautiful. Everything has been left as it was the last time it had residents, so it still looks like people are living in it.

The surrounding garden, stables all contribute to the charm of the place and make you feel you've stepped back in time to the 19th century. I'd say it is a place worth visiting, because it is always a memorable experience to see something from the old days, the older the better.

Address:
1120 Magoffin Ave, El Paso, TX 79901, USA

Price:
Entrance fee is charged.

Opening Hours:
9am-4pm.

 
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