FC: El Paso, Texas The New Old West
1: Don Juan de Oñate founded El Paso del Rio del Norte in 1598.
2: Missions established by the Spanish to convert the native Indian population to Christianity
3: Ysleta Mission | Socorro Mission
4: The Tigua are the only Puebloan tribe still in Texas
5: The Rio Grande divides the El Paso border from Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico
6: Benito Juarez: Ciudad Juarez was named after him as a hero of the revolution against France
7: The U.S. Mexico border in El Paso | Across the border, Ciudad Juarez
8: Mariachi Bands and Folklorico Ballet are part of El Paso history and tradition
9: Franklin Mountain State Park | Waco Tanks | 2 of El Paso's Preservations
10: Fort Bliss in El Paso was established in 1849 in order to protect the route to the gold fields farther west. Now it is a major training and missile defense center.
11: The University of Texas at El Paso was established in 1913 as The College of Mines. It is the major University in El Paso and part of the UT system.