Today form part of the national historic trails system to the 10 heritage regions in the texas historical commission's nationally ysleta mission, el paso. The mission trail connects the communities of san elizario, socorro, and ysleta along the rio grande on the outskirts of el paso while a visit here is interesting at any time of year, the holiday season provides a festive backdrop to explore the el paso region's borderland blend of ancestry and customs. Ysleta mission hueco tanks tigua trails events cultural center the ysleta del sur pueblo cultural center exists as a facility for cultural enrichment, as. The route generally follows the rio grande river, entering texas at the state's farthest western point, encompassing the historic sites and pueblos of mission ysleta and mission socorro, and the communities of el paso and san elizario, before crossing the border and heading to mexico city. Ysleta mission - olmc, el paso, tx 1,557 likes 138 talking about this 1,900 were here welcome to the ysleta mission/our lady of mount carmel parish.
1 review of el paso mission trail take a slow sunday and enjoy the mission trail start at san eli and work your way west to the ysleta del sur pueblo and have lunch at the casino. El camino real de tierra adentro national historic trail facade of socorro mission rises in south of ysleta del sur, a mission for refugee tiwa indians from. El paso mission trail association is dedicated to the education, promotion and preservation of the missions at ysleta, socorro, and san elizario chapel an exhibit, paths of the padres-discover el paso's historic missions is on permanent display at the el paso international airport. Mission tejas state park things to do hiking and nature trails provide access to the natural beauty of the east texas pineywoods the first spanish mission.
Adventures in the southwest: texas mission trail opens unexplored vistas of camino real the texas mission trail is a nine-mile stretch south of el paso, connecting ysleta to socorro to san. This feature is not available right now please try again later. The mission was a stop on the butterfield overland mail trail from 1858 to 1861 the city of ysleta edit the neighboring community and county seat of san elizario was a center of hispanic influence in an increasing anglo- dominated post- civil war period. To get to the earliest part of history in the lone star state, head on over to the el paso mission trail in west texas. Visiting the mission trail in el paso: mission ysleta, mission socorro, presidio chapel of san elizario can be found on a 9-mile route along socorro road in el paso.
The ysleta mission is located closest to present-day el paso it is the oldest mission in texas and the second oldest continually active parish in the united states established in the heart of tigua indian territory in 1680, the original mission was made of cottonwood branches and adobe mud. Boundaries for mission trail development include the following will coincide with the boundaries of the designated historic districts in socorro, san elizario and the ysleta district of the city of el paso. Structures on the mission trail date back to the 1600s and represent some of the oldest examples of european colonization in the united states yisd is committed to providing students and educators' resources that will ensure academic.
On october 12, 1680, midway between the spanish settlement of santísimo sacramento (ysleta mission) and the indian settlement of san antonio the original mission church at ysleta del sur is believed to have been built of mud chinked logs and willow reeds. Interior of the ysleta mission a fire destroyed much of the building in 1907 however, much of the building remained standing because of the strong adobe walls, the el paso mission trail. The ysleta and socorro missions, and the san elizario presidial chapel (all in texas), and guadalupe mission (in cd juárez, chihuahua, mexico) cannot be visited in one day more time is needed to walk with the padres and leisurely explore the mission and its respective community.
Ysleta mission trail mission lies on a historic site, it is part of the trails that were the first settlements that build what is, the el paso we know and live today. The ysleta jacal site (41ep2840) is a pueblo revolt era settlement located in ysleta, texas near the southeastern city limits of el paso the site lies within 200 feet of the current location of the historic ysleta mission and the ysleta del sur pueblo (tigua reservation. The annual ysleta mission festival, which culminated sunday, is a three-day festival that celebrates the 337-year-old mission live music, games and traditional mexican food headlined the festival. Welcome to the ysleta mission mass times ysleta del sur pueblo honored conchita fernandez, a 100 year old parishioner of mount carmel she was surprised, honored.
Mission statement to serve, to protect the rights of people, and to promote and preserve the peace within the ysleta del sur pueblo the tribal police division (tpd) affords law enforcement services to the people of the ysleta del sur pueblo and to visitors who enter the boundaries of the pueblo. So was much of the historic mission that since 1744 had served the tigua indian community of ysleta del sur, a 17th-century settlement on a west texas stretch of el camino real de tierra adentro locally known as the mission trail. The latest tweets from visitepmissiontrail (@epmissiontrail) explore over 400 years of history linked by the oldest continuously active missions in the us - ysleta mission, socorro mission & san elizario presidio. Ysleta mission valley, el paso places part of our el paso travel guide our list of the best things to see in ysleta mission valley, including el paso mission trail, cocina 2 go and buffalo buckets wings & more.
Come be a part of el paso's music and dance festivals, sports events, arts and culture ysleta mission festival franklin mountains trail run winterfest. A tour of the el paso mission trail can reveal some beautiful artwork and history ysleta mission the ysleta mission is the oldest mission in texas, originally established in 1613 in what is now new mexico, the mission was relocated to el paso in 1680 during the pueblo revolt by the tigua indians.