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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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That was a short but sweet and very informational tour. I leaned about El Paso that I never knew. I was born and raised her and didn't know half of it. Great tour.

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We enjoyed our private tour of this territorial home which had the thick walls and some of the original furnishings. Our guide was very knowledgeable and we learned a lot about what the first settlers must have experienced. A must for people traveling through!

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The historic Magoffin Home today houses a vast collection of Magoffin family artifacts used at the end of the 19th Century. On display guests will find furniture, decorative art and other interesting historical resources from this important El Pasoan clan. 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...

Magoffinhome State Historic Site is located at 1120 Magoffin Ave, El Paso, TX. This location is in the Magoffin neighborhood. This business specializes in Other Organizations.

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