Sacred Heart Catholic Mission Church at Shafter Texas

Located in the heart of the Chinati Mountains, on none other than Church Road in Shafter, Texas… is Sacred Heart Catholic Mission Church. ¬†Built in 1890, the exterior is simple, unadorned, complimentary of the sparse, desolate terrain surrounding it. In spite of the fact that Sacred Heart hadn’t the “bells and whistles” of more ornate … More Sacred Heart Catholic Mission Church at Shafter Texas

Elephant Rock

A unique formation lies north of Shafter, Texas on US 67. ¬†There, perched on a hill in a sparse field littered with a few rocks, yucca and tumbleweed, is the Elephant Rock. Separated from humans by a barbed wire fence, it spends each day keeping watch over the Chihuahuan Desert, ensuring peace and tranquility for … More Elephant Rock