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Fray Garcia Monument


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This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Plaza downtown, is the first in the series of "Twelve Travelers" monuments by Houser scheduled for various sites in El Paso.


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Sierra de Cristo Rey

The Mountain of Christ the King looms above El Paso at point where territories of Texas, Mexico, and New Mexico meet. Prominent on the 4,576

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El Paso/Juarez Tours

An easy and fun way to cross the border to shop and sightsee in Juárez, Mexico, is by El Paso/Juárez Trolley. Air-conditioned rubber-tired trolleys depart from the Civic Center on the hour from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Nov. - Mar. and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Apr. - Oct. daily. For information, call 915/544-0062.

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Fray Garcia Monument

This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Plaza downtown, is the first in the series of "Twelve Travelers"

El Paso, TX Monuments

El Paso Union Depot

Built in 1906 as the first international train station in the U.S., the handsome renovated building now serves AMTRAK and is home to the city'

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Fray Garcia Monument

This 14-ft. bronze sculpture by John Houser honors the priest who founded the area's first mission. The statue, in Pioneer Pl...

Buffalo Soldier Monument

This bronze statue is based on the painting, "The Errand of Corporal Ross" by El Paso artist Bob Snead. It is located at the ...