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Durango-Silverton Narrow-Gauge Railroad
(added 1966 - La Plata County - #66000247)
Right-of-way between Durango and Silverton , Durango
(0 acres, 5 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Palmer,Gen. William J.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Energy Facility

East Third Avenue Historic Residential District
(added 1984 - La Plata County - #84000024)
Also known as The Boulevard;East Third Avenue Historic District
E. 3rd. Ave. between 5th, and 15th Sts. , Durango
(380 acres, 98 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

La Plata County Fairgrounds
(added 1991 - La Plata County - #91001031)
Also known as 5LP 1314
2500 Main Ave. , Durango
(250 acres, 5 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Cummins,Dan, Works Progress Administration
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fair
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Fair

Main Avenue Historic District
(added 1980 - La Plata County - #80000907)
Also known as See Also:79000613
Main Ave. , Durango
(340 acres, 86 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Specialty Store

Spring Creek Archeological District
(added 1983 - La Plata County - #83001322)
Also known as Zabel Canyon Indian Ruins
Address Restricted , Bayfield
(33600 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: anasazi, athabascan, ute
Period of Significance: 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649, 1500-1599, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Village Site
Current Function: Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Current Sub-function: Extractive Facility

Ute Mountain Ute Mancos Canyon Historic District
(added 1972 - La Plata County - #72000273)
Address Restricted , Durango
(2080000 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Anasazi
Period of Significance: 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Ceremonial Site, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Unoccupied Land




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