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Salt Flats
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Salt Is For More Than Your Meat!

This "war" with San Elizario was the only time in history that a Texas Ranger unit surrendered to a mob. What was the "war" over?

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First Thanksgiving
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The United States’ Real First Thanksgiving was in El Paso?

On April 30th, 1598, Don Juan De Onate, with 500 colonists and 7000 head of livestock arrived on the banks of the Rio Grande in the San Elizario area. They broke out a feast of fish, fowl and deer. This day is considered to be the very first (WHAT) in present day United States?

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Hunter @ the El Paso Zoo
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From A Roadside Attraction To An El Paso Treasure

This El Paso landmark started as a reptile house and a roadside attraction.

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San Jacinto Plaza
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Alligators in El Paso? That makes sense

The city of El Paso acquired this property in 1881. It used to be over run with reptiles.

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Ronson's Grave
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The Walking Dead Ronson

Which famous cemetery was opened in 1882 on top of a hill over looking the Asarco Plant?

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King Ronson
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Show Respect- Today Scott Ronson, King of Juarez, Bought a Crown

During the Mexican Revolution, Pancho Villa bribed what publication for favorable coverage. This accusation was made public by then Mayor Tom Lea in the El Paso Herald on July 14, 1916.

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Tigua Pueblo
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Tigua Pueblo, A Proud and Prosperous People.

These people were displaced from New Mexico in 1680 and 1681 during the Pueblo Revolt against the Spaniards.

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Paydirt Scott
photo via Andrea Vargas
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UTEP, Been Shaping Minds Since 1914

El Paso is home to the University of Texas at El Paso, but it was founded in 1914 under what name?

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rosa's cantina
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Rosa’s Cantina, Great Food, Great Spirits And Great Rock

In the most famous old west song about El Paso, What was  the name of the woman that the two cowboys fought and died over?

 

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machaca
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Ronson Can’t Live Without This!

What is Ronson's favorite Mexican food and from where?

 

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Haboob
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Ronson’s Haboob of the day

What is the name for an Intense dust storm carried on an atmospheric gravity current?

 

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Mount Crysto Rey
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The History of Mount Cristo Rey Pilgrimages

In 1933 after looking out the back window of his residence in the community of Smeltertown, Fr. Lourdes Costa envisioned erecting a monument at the summit of this glorious mountain.

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