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Magoffin Home State Historic Site, El Paso

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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 prime example of Territorial style architecture and features a center courtyard and a peaceful landscape. Explore the home's authentic art and furnishings reflecting the daily lives of this prominent El Paso family.
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  • We went for the May Day festivities and they had a picturesque layout of old fashioned games, lemonade and cookies. I took children ranging from teenagers and small children aged 5 years of age and th...  more »
  • We toured the Magoffin Home with two small kids and had a great time. The home is a very well maintained site to see and learn about the history of the area. The guides are very knowledgeable and make...  more »
  • Guided tours are offered every hour on Saturday, so planning ahead will make a visit much better. I have toured many houses across the US and the Magoffin Home is impressive for the $4 ticket price  more »
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  • Very nice place to visit to learn about the history of the El Paso area. Our guide was great and super knowledgeable.
  • I have been there many times and have taken different people and have always had a great experience !
  • This is a nice place to visit and get a glimpse of an early 1900s adobe home. The guide we had was very informative and was able and willing to anwer questions and provide background info. This isn't a long visit with an hour sufficient to complete
  • This is a nice place to visit and get a glimpse of an early 1900s adobe home. The guide we had was very informative and was able and willing to anwer questions and provide background info. This isn't a long visit with an hour sufficient to complete
  • This district was my old news paper route from 1978 through 1983. I use to deliver the newspaper to over 100 homes. My clients would tip very good and took care of me during the holidays with small gifts.