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Magoffin Home Parlor Talk

Join us in the Parlor of the historic Magoffin Home in El Paso where Machelle Wood, the Education and Public Programming Coordinator, shares stories from the cities early days. In 1877, Joseph and Octavia Magoffin moved into their new home which now serves as an official Texas Historical Commission State Historic Site. Joseph served in many civic capacities including four terms as mayor. Joseph and Octavia witnessed the rapid evolution of the city and their home is a true artifact reflecting the rapid changes in El Paso over their lifetime.


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Join Machelle Wood from the Texas Historical Commission in the Parlor of the historic Magoffin Home to discuss early El Paso history.

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