Marfa in Presidio County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
El Paisano Hotel
Erected 1979 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1422.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
Location. 30° 18.742′ N, 104° 1.309′ W. Marker is in Marfa, Texas, in Presidio County. Marker is at the intersection of North Highland Street (State Highway 17) and West Texas Street, on the left when traveling north on North Highland Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 207 North Highland Street, Marfa TX 79843, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of Presidio County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (about 600 feet away); Humphris-Humphreys House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hunter Gymnasium (approx. ¼ mile away); Blackwell School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort D.A. Russell (approx. 0.6 miles away); Building 98, Fort D. A. Russell (approx. 0.8 miles away); Presidio (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Marfa.
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Also see . . .
1. Paisano Pass. As referenced on the marker, the hotel takes its' name from nearby Paisano Pass (Submitted on January 15, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
2. El Paisano Hotel, Wikipedia Article. (Submitted on January 15, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
3. Texas film classic "Giant", Wikipedia article. Hotel was location headquarters for the cast and crew of the Texas film classic Giant (1956) for six weeks in the summer of 1955. (Submitted on January 15, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on January 11, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. This page has been viewed 955 times since then and 11 times this year. Last updated on March 27, 2012, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. Photos: 1. submitted on January 15, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. 2. submitted on November 3, 2012, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 15, 2010, by Richard Denney of Austin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.