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Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del Socorro


category : Missions
Established in 1682 as mission for Piros, Thanos, and Jemes Indians. Originally located about 12 leagues from Guadalupe Mission at Paso del Norte and about 7.5 leagues from Ysleta. However, when a group of Indians threatened to revolt, mission moved to new location about one league from Ysleta Mission. Early 19th-century flood changed course of Rio Grande and left village and mission on Texas side.


Address: Present village of Socorro adjacent to southeast El Paso, F.M. 258 south.

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Attractions and Upcoming Events

El Paso Centennial Museum

Archeology, anthropology, geology;

El Paso, TX Museums

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.

El Paso, TX Tours

Western Playland

25-acre amusement park with dozens of rides, including the Splashdown Log Ride and El Bandito Roller Coaster. Games, shops, and foods. Open Mar. - May, Fri. 7 - 11 p.m., Sat., Sun. 2 - 10 p.m.; June - Aug., Mon. - Fri. 7 - 11 p.m., Sat., Sun. 2 - 11 p.m.; Sept. - Oct., Sat., Sun. 2 - 8

El Paso, TX Amusement Parks

El Paso Speedway Park

Auto racing every Sat. night from mid-April to mid-Oct. on 1/2

El Paso, TX Speedways

Buffalo Soldier Monument

This bronze statue is based on the painting, "The Errand of Corporal Ross"

El Paso, TX Monuments

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