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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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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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Very interesting find

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I've been going to El Paso for decades, and just stumbled upon this attraction. My sister and I went. It was very informative. It was the guide and us, and we spent well over an hour on the history of the house, the family, and El Paso in general. Very wrothwhile!

Wow! Oasis in the middle of El Paso

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This museum was a great surprise! The grounds are grassy, impeccable, and gorgeous. The house itself was great. We went on a week day and had a private tour. It's not like most old, historic houses. We were allowed to walk around all of the rooms and the extremely knowledgeable guide had lots of pictures of the residents and what...

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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...

A replica of an earlier home damaged in a flood in 1868, the 19 room Territorial style Magoffin Home, built by pioneer Joseph Magoffin, is open for tours. The home is filled with original family furnishings and art.

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