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Concordia Cemetery

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Address: 3700 East Yandell Drive, El Paso, TX 79903
Phone Number: +1 915-842-8200
08:00 - 20:00
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This historic cemetery is the final resting place of John Wesley Hardin,...

This historic cemetery is the final resting place of John Wesley Hardin, "The Fastest Gun in the West."

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We walked through after eating at L&J as you park at the cemetery to eat. Plenty of history pretty much anyone and everyone has passed through it to get to the west. We were... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Dallas, Texas
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Dallas, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked through after eating at L&J as you park at the cemetery to eat. Plenty of history pretty much anyone and everyone has passed through it to get to the west. We were losing daylight so it was hard to read a lot of the markers. Come by and then eat next door. That's a good night.

Thank wick1979
Conroe, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Went to see the grave of John Wesley Hardin. It was very interesting. There are signs but are faded. There is not shade or grass. Reminds you of the old boot hills. But exploring with a general sense of direction you will enjoy surprises galore.

Thank Candy M
Globe, Arizona
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

We did not explore the entire cemetery, and found the grave for John Wesley Hardin easily and quickly. There is a sign at the entry way which shows you where everything is. The "you are here" is a little hard to find, (it's at the top left side of the sign). From the sign you can travel easily about in... More 

1 Thank Cheryal
El Paso
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Guess it is as good as anywhere to be entombed...when I am at that state it'll be fine to rest there. The probationers will clean the weeds out for community service.

Thank Susa1914
Buda, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Concordia is one of the oldest cemeteries in El Paso. Many landmark El Pasoans are buried here. Gunslingers, badmen, madams, mayors, marshalls, soldiers and early El Paso political leaders are laid two rest here. Free. park along the street. Enjoy the stroll. History comes alive here.

Thank daddymo2
Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

From the pioneers, to the Chinese, gun fighters and buffalo soldiers , Mormons and Jews and so on, all lay there in peace! Look at the tombstones and try to imagine how it was to live at that time! Imagine tumbleweeds blown around from the wind......John Wesley Hardin a famous gun fighter lays there and you'll find his grave fast!... More 

Thank NaSommer
El Paso Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

A nice stop for visitors to El Paso. Lots of tacky plastic flowers, tumbleweeds, dust, and tombstones with history. Walk around in the bright sunshine, then stumble over to the L & J for a tasty Mexican meal, queso fondido and hot tortillas, piping hot enchiladas and other dishes. A great place to stop for your last meal--in El Paso.

Thank Wretch
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

This looks as though you stepped back in time to the old west. This really looks like the dusty end of the line, seemingly not much changed from the 1880's. It just has not moved into the 21st century with the rest of the city. It is enclosed within a stone wall, but one may walk or drive in to... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

Recently made a tour of dead Texas gunfighters, of which John Wesley Hardin was a highlight. His grave is very easy to find and if you look around you can see Diamond Dick too. One highlight is the area reserved for the buffalo soldiers. Well worth seeing.

Thank lannyr
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016

This cemetery has seen many famous and infamous people buried here. John Wesley Hardin's grave is a popular site. The new memorial to the Buffalo Soldiers is impressive. Unfortunately, much of Concordia is under maintained and much has had vandalism. In recent years, a greater attempt has been made to maintain what is there. I enjoyed my visit to the... More 

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Melissa S, Public Relations Manager at Concordia Cemetery, responded to this review

Thank you, Paul L., for reviewing Concordia Cemetery. We at Concordia Heritage Association (CHA) always appreciates input from Visitors. We are an small group of Volunteers who look after, preserve and protect the 52 acre Texas State Historic Cemetery, where over 60,000 people are buried. Though it may look, to the uniformed, as a cemetery in disrepair. Folks must understand... More 

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