San Elizario Historic District Guided Tours

San Elizario Historic District Guided Tours

The San Elizario Historic District presents Two FREE GUIDED WALKING TOURS of the Nationally recognized Historic District on the 4th Sunday of the month throughout the year. Tour Times are at Noon and 3 PM. Participants are asked to gather at the Main Street Mercantile, 15 minutes prior to the tour. The tour will take approximately one hour and a half. This is a walking tour, at a slow pace.

Learn about the 17 historic sites of San Elizario, about the arrival of Don Juan de Onate to the area in 1598 and the First Thanksgiving Celebration, learn about the Presidio de San Elizario and the San Elcear Chapel on the Mission Trail. You will learn about the Apache Peace Camp, the visit by infamous William H Bonney (Billy the Kid) and the long remembered Salt War of 1877. Visit theVeterans Memorial Museum (Eduardo MPedregon Museum)and the Veterans Walk. Stroll the original Camino Real and don't forget your camera!! Texas History, starts in San Elizario!

Directions to the San Elizario Historic District: From Downtown, East on Loop 375 or From I-10, South on Loop 375, Exit on Socorro Road (Exit 47), East on Socorro Road, Seven Miles to San Elizario. The Historic District is on the Right. Look for the Brown signs.

Information: 915-851-0093
Address: Main Street Mercantile, 1501 Main Street, San Elizario, Texas 79849 / Street Parking is free.
Custom Tours available.

http://www.sanelizariohistoricdistrict.org/