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Magoffin Home State Historic Site

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1120 Magoffin Ave El Paso TX 79901
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(915) 533-5147
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A striking historic adobe structure, this site explores the stories of a multicultural family who influenced the development of the Southwest borderlands. Magoffin family members actively participated in American expansion, West Texas settlement, trade on the Santa Fe Trail, Civil War turmoil, military service and U.S.-Mexico relations. The home, built around 1875 by Joseph Magoffin, is a...

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This 19-room Territorial-style adobe home near downtown El Paso was erected in 1875 by early El Paso pioneer Joseph Magoffin, and occupied by the Magoffin family for 110 years. The city of El Paso grew out of Magoffinsville, a town started by this prominent and powerful family that vastly influenced the area by encouraging trade, organizing area merchants, establishing perhaps the first alfalfa...

Built in 1875 for Joseph Magoffin, a pioneer leader who helped guide the city through its chaotic Wild West days, this is El Paso's only historic house museum open to the public. A recommended hour-long tour for the history buff, the house is a prime example of Territorial architecture, with an adobe structure and Greek revival accents. Many original furnishings are still in place: The...

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This place is truly amazing! I learned so much from our wonderful tour guide and cannot wait to return!

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I love the Magoffin Home! I have such fond memories of the place. My parents would take us often when we were kids. One Easter, long ago, I remember that my father locked the keys in the car, & Octavia Magoffin Glasgow gave him a wire hanger to fish them out. She was very kind.

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A grandiose structure, the historic Magoffin Home houses a vast collection of Magoffin family artifacts used during the end of the 19th Century. On display guests will find furniture, decorative art and other interesting historical resources. Built in 1875, the site still retains an old Texas charm with its period furniture and paintings. The site has become an integral part of the city's rich...

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