Interested in Improving a Family Gravesite or have an idea for a special Community Service, Eagle or Youth Group project at Concordia Cemetery, and don't know
where to start or who to call?
Then you are at the right place!
Concordia Cemetery is a Texas State Historic Site
and as such has certain guidelines that must be followed.
Concordia Heritage Association (CHA) is the
Texas State Historical Comission's and El Paso County
Guardians and are the designated RIP Guardians for
Any projects involving work or projects in any section of the cemetery must start with a call to
Concordia Heritage Association (CHA)
(915) 915-591-2326 or 581-7920.
Concordia Heritage Association can help guide you through the process and completion of your suggested project.
Not only can CHA, give you the proper guidelines to follow they may even
have resources to help you complete your project.
Some of the Community Service Projects that have been completed at Concordia Cemetery with guidance and assistance from CHA are:
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Buffalo Soldier Memorial
(El Paso Buffalo Soldier Motorcycle Club)
(Eagle Scout Troop)
*Coming in 2011 Chinese Section - Chinese Pagoda
(Chinese Benevolent Society)
There is not enough room to list all the projects that the community, church, youth, schools and others have done and continue to do.
Texas State Historical Commissions RIP program is a statewide network of cemetery preservation volunteers dedicated to protecting historic burial grounds in Texas. The Texas Historical Commission (THC) provides technical assistance to RIP Guardians across the state, and encourages them to Record, Investigate and Protect (RIP) local history by volunteering at a historic cemetery. Start investigating historic cemeteries by reading Preserving Historic Cemeteries: Texas Preservation Guidelines