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Falfurrias, Texas: Don Pedrito Jaramillo Shrine

The shrine is built around the grave of Jaramillo, who performed healings on hundreds of people a day. Next to his grave is his folk art statue, often bedecked with offerings.

Address:
1109 FM-1418, Falfurrias, TX
Directions:
Northeast of town. Exit US-281 at Falfurrias and follow signs for TX-285. Turn east onto TX-285 and drive a little over a mile. Turn left at the blinker onto FM-1418. Drive about two miles. The shrine is on the right, opposite the brown Historical Marker sign on the left.
Hours:
Daily 9-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
503-680-2387
Admission:
Donations welcome.
RA Rates:
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Don Pedrito Jaramillo Shrine.

Don Pedrito Jaramillo Shrine and Curio Shop

An intimate, historical experience honors an important healer in the community. Offerings can be made as well as requests for healing. There is a small cemetery and a curio shop.

[Melanie, 04/16/2022]

At the peak of his powers, Don Pedrito Jaramillo (1829-1907) performed healings on over 500 people a day. His grave is inside the shrine building in the Jaramillo family cemetery; next to his grave is his folk art statue that's often bedecked with offerings. The adjacent Don Pedro Jaramillo Curio Shop ("Buy your candles here!") appears to have been padlocked for some time.


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