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Chamizal National Memorial

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A Victory for Diplomacy

A very interesting site within sight of the U.S./Mexico border that explains a thorny issue (if the... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Mr_and_Mrs_Cuddles
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Great old history

Visited 5-11-18. We learned a great deal about an unknown to us border dispute with Mexico and... read more

Reviewed May 11, 2018
Poudre1
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Bellvue, Colorado
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Reviewed October 9, 2018

During a recent road trip, I spent a night in El Paso on my way to Carlsbad Caverns. As I was exploring the city, I made a quick stop at Chamizal National Memorial since it was a highly rated attraction in the city. If you're...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

A very interesting site within sight of the U.S./Mexico border that explains a thorny issue (if the border is defined by the river, and the river moves, where exactly is the border?) and commemorates its diplomatic solution a century in the making, our family had...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

Took my kiddos (3&10) to explore and the rangers were fantastic. Really knew how to talk to kids and explain or their level. You can get a stamp for your National park passport book and your kiddos can becae jr rangers.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank ecmomma714
Reviewed July 12, 2018

I would say this place is worth a quick stop, but don't expect to stay long. It is a nice park and mural commemorating the cultures of the bortder area and the end of territorial disputes between the US and Mexico.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited the Chamizal National Memorial on a Sunday. The Park was small, but clean and well kept. The outside bathrooms were clean. However we were disappointed that the visitors center was closed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rrsvargas
Reviewed July 4, 2018

We were tipped off about Chamizal National Monument by the park ranger at Fort Davis National Historic Site. We spent the morning visiting the museum and strolling the grounds before our afternoon flight home. A beautiful memorial to the peaceful & diplomatic border resolution between...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank RamblingRose969
Reviewed May 27, 2018

Interesting history between the US and Mexico and the border disputes. Was very happy we took the trip to see this memorial.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank gulfcoastfriend
Reviewed May 21, 2018

The mural is a lot of fun but inside there's not that much history (or much else) inside the building.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank wherewithalicia
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

Chamizal is a hidden gem within a stones throw of the US/Mexico border in El Paso Texas. This is managed by the US National Park Service. Entrance is free and there’s a wonderful museum on the history of Chamizal and how this became such an...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed May 11, 2018

Visited 5-11-18. We learned a great deal about an unknown to us border dispute with Mexico and the USA that lasted many years. This is a very large urban park with a lot of history. There is a nice display wall explaining the events in...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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