El Paso Mission Trail

A nine-mile corridor through present day El Paso, Texas, connects two historic missions and a presidio chapel.

Ysleta Mission

Ysleta Mission, El Paso, TX

Built in 1862, Ysleta is the oldest continuously operated parish in Texas

Socorro Mission

Socorro Mission, El Paso, TX

San Elizario Presidio Chapel

San Elizario Chapel, El Paso, TX

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4 Comments on “El Paso Mission Trail”

  1. thehistorytourist May 25, 2012 at 9:43 pm #

    Interesting how simple they are, compared to the more ornate missions like San Xavier del Bac in Tucson. Love your blog and its gorgeous pictures.


    • Brian May 26, 2012 at 7:06 pm #

      Thanks for the complements. They are very basic, but kind of interesting nonetheless. As to San Xavier, well, stay tuned. 😉


  2. Susan Johnson May 26, 2012 at 3:35 pm #

    very pretty !!!



  1. Mission San Xavier del Bac | Everywhere Once - July 2, 2012

    […] A short drive from downtown Tucson, Arizona, San Xavier stands as one of the most impressive missions we’ve visited in our tour of the Southwest. Its seemingly spotless white façade is a distinct contrast to the more ancient look of the San Antonio Missions. And its ornate architecture sets it apart from the simpler structures we found on El Paso’s Mission Trail. […]


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