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Concordia Cemetery

Interstate 10 and U.S. 54, El Paso, TX
915-562-7062
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Ranked #14 of 50 attractions in El Paso
Type: Cemeteries
Traveler Description: Concordia Cemetery is pretty cool. It's located right beside I-10 by the Copia exit. It's beauty spans across generations of history. You'll see the... more »
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Dallas, Texas
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97 reviews 97 reviews
69 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I want to join the Association so I can help preserve this masterpiece..but a little hard to get into..I went with the Paranormal group and saw that alot of people that my mother told me about in childhood are buried here like Father Pinto

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Houston, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
20 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Read the reviews and had to go to see John Wesley Hardin's grave-it was picture worthy and easy to locate on the map at the entrance. Because it was so hot, we drove through the rest of the cemetery, not as much to see as I had hoped.

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El Paso, Texas
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40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Where do I start? This cemetery has it all -- very old sections dating back to the 1880s, a Buffalo Soldier section, Chinese, and Mexican-American. I never get tired of it. If you want to take pictures, go in the morning so you can get the beautiful mountain in the background. The Concordia Cemetery Assoc has put benches and shelters... More

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Prescott Valley, Arizona
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

Concordia cemetery is a fascinating experience. The cemetery is quite large, with many interesting grave sites. We were looking for John Wesley Hardin's gravesite, but could not find it. Two kind cemetery workers walked us through the cemetery in the hot sun, to find the grave. I did not go to find ghosts, but to discover the interesting history of... More

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Ashland, Oregon
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75 reviews 75 reviews
29 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Concordia is a huge historical cemetery, probably most noted for the grave of John Wesley Hardin, the infamous gunfighter. The cemetery is divided into sections such as the Catholic or Mormon, or county cemeteries. It's a good idea to pick up a brochure/map before making your way through the grounds. On the day we visited we came across a security... More

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El Paso, Texas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Whent ther for a guided ghost tour and it was jus ok, nothing scary or out of the ordinary, its fun to doit one time an probably not repeat

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Birmingham, Alabama
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51 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

I made two stops at Concordia Cemetery during my visit to El Paso, including one after a late lunch at L & J Café. It is interesting, to say the least, to see the various markers and the dates. This is, if I recall correctly, the oldest cemetery in El Paso. John Wesley Hardin is buried here, and there's a... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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41 reviews 41 reviews
20 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

I visited Concordia Cemetery do some geocaching. I had drove past the cemetery many times but was not fully aware of the history within its walls. Visiting cemetery's is not for everyone so it you are into this sort of thing there are lots of interesting burial plots to visit.

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El Paso, Texas
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230 reviews 230 reviews
46 attraction reviews
105 helpful votes 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

This is a treasure trove of El Paso history, with the likes of John Wesley Harding by the Buffalo Soldiers, the Chinese community, etc. A fascinating stop for residents and visitors alike!

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antioch, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

This was a slice of history from way back. If you have time, take a walk thru. Read thru the name list--quite colorful enteries

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