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El Paso Museum of History Opens New Exhibition: Neighborhoods & Shared Memories: Manhattan Heights

The El Paso Museum of History invites the community to view a new exhibition, Neighborhoods & Shared Memories: Manhattan Heights, opening Thursday, March 17.

To welcome the new exhibition, the Museum of History is hosting a free opening event from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 17.

The newest exhibition in the Neighborhoods & Shared Memories series features the historic neighborhood of Manhattan Heights, located in Central El Paso between Alabama Street and Memorial Park. The installation highlights the development of the Manhattan Heights community and many of its well-known landmarks including Crocket Elementary School, St. Albans Episcopal Church, and Memorial Park.

“The Museum of History is excited to exhibit this shared memory with the community and looks forward to adding more undiscovered stories from one of El Paso’s most iconic neighborhoods,” said El Paso Museum of History Director Erica Marin.

Neighborhoods & Shared Memories is an ongoing series exploring historic neighborhoods and their residents throughout El Paso. Previously highlighted neighborhoods include Chihuahuita, Segundo Barrio, and Sunset Heights.

Neighborhoods & Shared Memories: Manhattan Heights will be on display through March 18, 2023.

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