• 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

2014 Permit Application Period Now Open

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Date: April 29, 2013
Contact: Anne Doherty-Stephan, 915-532-7273 x124

Chamizal National Memorial is now accepting applications by mail for Special Use Permits and Commercial Use Authorizations to use the theater and other facilities between January and June, 2014. Applications must be received by May 30, 2013 for consideration. Each application must include the $50 non-refundable administrative processing fee (checks or money orders only) and all applications for theater use must include the completed Cultural Significance Questionnaire. Applications and a list of available dates are available on our website at http://www.nps.gov/cham/planyourvisit/feesandreservations.htm or can be picked up at the Memorial. Completed application packages need to be mailed to:

Permit Coordinator
National Park Service
Chamizal National Memorial
800 S. San Marcial
El Paso, TX 79905

For questions or more information, please contact the Memorial at (915) 532-7273 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/cham.

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Chalk Drawing

Over 5,000 U.S. residents had to be moved from their homes and businesses in the area of El Paso that was to be handed over to Mexico, in agreement with the terms of the Chamizal Convention of 1963, at the government’s expense. More...