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Concordia Cemetery

Interstate 10 and U.S. 54, El Paso, TX
915-562-7062
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Ranked #13 of 48 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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El Paso, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
8 helpful votes 8 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
53 helpful votes 53 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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167 reviews 167 reviews
43 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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228 reviews 228 reviews
46 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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El Paso, Texas
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013

Concordia is, I believe, at least one of El Paso's original cemeteries. Many visit, of course, to see John Wesley Hardin's gravesite. But there is a lot of early history. It is nice to see some of the names of the builders of El Paso here. The early pioneers buried here would be astounded to see the freeway that now... More

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Salem, NH
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

I took my dad here because he wanted to see "the cowboy's grave". It was hot and desolate but still very interesting. I recommend a short visit. It's a bit confusing because the Masonic cemetery has a fence that cuts out a part of the cemetery but once we figured that out we walked around and entered the main cemetery.... More

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