Presidio Chapel of San Elizario, San Elizario

#241 of 297 in Historic Sites in Texas
Church · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
The Presidio Chapel of San Elizario (Spanish: La Capilla de San Elcear) was built in 1877 at the same place where an earlier Mexican chapel stood. The building is located in the central square of San Elizario, 17.5 miles south-southeast of El Paso. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1972. It is an example of the Spanish Colonial style.
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  • Mass is still said here..and very historical..beautiful gold altar..There was a nativity and a Christmas tree..will always return  more »
  • This is a very peaceful and inspiring stop along the old Rio Grande and Texas mission trail. Situated in the small village of San Elizario, with lots of small galleries, it is a worthwhile stop for.....  more »
  • A beautiful church with lots of amazing history behind it. There are still services being held here. Both the interior and exterior exude history. The history of the American southwest. This is just one stop on the mission trail it is a must see when you're in the area
  • Very clean and well lid light are turned off before 10

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