Magoffin Homestead

Magoffin Homestead (HMPHM)

Location: El Paso, TX 79901 El Paso County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 45.759', W 106° 28.64'

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Joseph Magoffin (1837-1923), son of James Wiley Magoffin, one of the founders of the city, settled in El Paso in 1856. He held many offices: Collector of Customs, County Judge, and Mayor for four terms. In 1875, six years before railroads reached El Paso, he built this pueblo-style house of adobe and timbers from the Sacramento Mountains of New Mexico. The ceilings of many rooms have pine vigas under cross timbers. His family lived here over a century.
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
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Date Added Friday, September 12th, 2014 at 12:08am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13R E 360092 N 3515077
Decimal Degrees31.76265000, -106.47733333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 45.759', W 106° 28.64'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 45' 45.54" N, 106° 28' 38.40" W
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Area Code(s)915
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1200-1230 Magoffin Ave, El Paso TX 79901, US
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