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Concordia Cemetery

3700 East Yandell Drive, El Paso, TX 79903
+1 915-842-8200
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Lots of History

Google to find history, take your camera and take your picture in front of Wesly Hardin's... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
IDR2014
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Alamogordo, New Mexico
Oldest Cemetery in El Paso

Visited on 4/6. Desert cemetery - rocks & sand. Many old monuments/markers - some are blank now... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Anita W
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Ponder, Texas
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This historic cemetery is the final resting place of John Wesley Hardin, "The Fastest Gun in the West."
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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“buried here” (14 reviews)
“old west” (11 reviews)
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3700 East Yandell Drive, El Paso, TX 79903
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"john wesley hardin"
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"buried here"
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"old west"
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"buffalo soldiers"
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"an interesting place to visit"
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"separate areas"
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"security guard"
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"lots of history"
in 4 reviews
"ghost tour"
in 2 reviews
"mexican food"
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"great history"
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"tombstones"
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"gunslingers"
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"harden"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Google to find history, take your camera and take your picture in front of Wesly Hardin's gravesite, the infamous gunslinger. Night tours are available with a guide, now isn't that creepy. When you are finished walk across to Concordia Restaurant.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited on 4/6. Desert cemetery - rocks & sand. Many old monuments/markers - some are blank now due to weather. Very well kept.

Thank Anita W
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Reviewed 6 February 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited this historic cemetery on Monday afternoon, February 5th, 2018. Immediately after we parked our car the contracted Security guard, Mr. A. Miller approached our vehicle. He inquired as to what the purpose of our stop was, in which we indicated...More

Thank Ed K
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

If you have an interest in the history of the Old West (and are willing to do a little homework), this location is a "must see" on your trip to ElPassthru.Nothing elegant or noble about it -- but a little research about its inhabitants, famous/infamous...More

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Reviewed 23 December 2017

Had read reviews and was looking forward to visiting this cemetery. The reality was disappointing. Interesting to read the tombstones but the cemetery is run down and dilapidated. Very hard to recommend to anyone but the keenest.

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Reviewed 21 December 2017

This is an old classic cemetery that once was on the edge of the city. It is most noted for one of its permanent residences John Wesley. Hardin, famous western gun fighter. He was killed in down town El Paso while playing cards. This is...More

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Reviewed 18 November 2017

interesting history, when you get to the cemetery you'll feel if you are in the old west, people born in the 1800's and passing away in the early 1900's makes you wonder how El Paso was in the wild west. Proximity to Mexico I am...More

Thank 852randallb
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

I’d been hoping there was Day of the Dead events happening on my day layover, that wasn’t to be, but the pictures of it piqued my interest in this cemetery. Turns out it was better in the pictures, but any experience anywhere once is ok....More

Thank orcus556
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

Much more interesting if you take a tour! Separate areas for various religions and ethnicities; you'll also see tiny babies' graves, perhaps victims of common diseases, the nearly famous with their stories, and the boot hill of sad, poor, and unknown. If you don't appreciate...More

Thank VictoriaFlapjack
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

This is an historic cemetery with quite a few burials of legendary Western characters such as John Wesley Harden. It's an interesting place to visit and one way to learn the history of the local area.

Thank Sue M L T
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Rosa P
25 April 2018|
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Response from Sue M L T | Reviewed this property |
Your best bet is to contact the Concordia Heritage Association. They have a Facebook and web page. They are the ones charged with taking care of the cemetery and may be able to help you.
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sueabram
26 June 2017|
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Response from MJLoveables | Reviewed this property |
There is not anyone to give you a msp. However, there is a n event when they do reenactments of the gundlingets! Bif fall Soldiers ,etc... they will be at their Graves telling you a little about themselved. Call (915... More
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