• Sit for a spell under a cottonwood tree and view the Franklin Mountains, seemingly nestled between the U.S. and Mexico flags in front of the visitor center. The two flags reflect our heritage; this land once belonging to Mexico and now to the U.S.

    Chamizal

    National Memorial Texas

Los Paisanos Gallery

River People
Featuring local artists Alfonso Tellez, Julio Sanchez de Alba, Nestor Valencia, Ruben Rodarte, and Xochitl Valencia.

Reception: February 25th 4pm - 6 pm
Closing Reception: March 7th 5pm - 7pm

Art on exhibit until March 13.

 
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Did You Know?

Rio Grande cemented riverbed - view from Juarez

4.1 miles of the riverbed between El Paso and Ciudad Juarez were cemented as part of the Chamizal Convention of 1963. Before the treaty, torrential spring rainfall would cause the Rio Grande to turn into a wild and unforgiving river, causing loss of life and property. More...