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NEW MEXICO - Colfax County

Catskill Charcoal Ovens (added 1978 - - #78001813)
35 mi. (56 km) W of Raton , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Engineering, Industry
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Cimmaron Historic District (added 1973 - - #73001140)
S edge of city along NM 21 , Cimmaron
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Lambert,Henry
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture, Historic - Aboriginal, Commerce
Cultural Affiliation: Ute, Apache
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Government
Historic Sub-function: Business, Correctional Facility, Courthouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel

Clifton House Site (added 1995 - - #94000325)
Also known as NPS Master Plan #172
Address Restricted , Raton
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Commerce, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Hotel
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Colfax County Courthouse (added 1987 - - #87000882)
Third and Savage , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vorhees,R.W., Townes & Funk
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Colfax County Courthouse in Springer (added 1987 - - #87000883)
Also known as Santa Fe Trail Museum
614 Maxwell Ave. , Springer
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Second Empire
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Columbian School (added 1996 - - #96000261)
700 N. 2nd St. , Raton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kruger, William C.
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Cowan, R. H., Livery Stable (added 1979 - - #79001538)
220 Maxwell Ave. , Springer
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Dawson Cemetery (added 1992 - - #92000249)
Also known as Evergreen Cemetery
Approximately 4 mi. NW of jct. of US 64 and the Dawson Rd. , Dawson
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Hispanic, Other, Industry, Social History
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery
Current Function: Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery

Dorsey Mansion (added 1970 - - #70000399)
About 12 mi. NE of Abbott off U.S. 56. , Abbott
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Dorsey,Stephen W.
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Eagle Nest Dam (added 1979 - - #79001537)
3 mi. SE of Eagle Nest off U.S. 64 , Eagle Nest
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ranney,Willis
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Conservation, Agriculture, Architecture, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Energy Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence

El Raton Theater (added 2007 - - #06001250)
115 N. Second St. , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Williamson, George M.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival
Area of Significance: Entertainment/Recreation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Theater
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Theater

El Vado de las Piedras and the Santa Fe Trail--Colfax County Trail Segments (added 1994 - - #94000327)
Also known as Rock Crossing of the Canadian River;NPS Master Plan #134
1.5 mi. S of US 56, at the Canadian R. , Springer
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Natural Feature, Road-Related
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Natural Feature, Unoccupied Land

Folsom Site (added 1966 - - #66000473)
Address Restricted , Folsom
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Science, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Folsom
Period of Significance: 7000-8999 BC
Owner: State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields

Kearny School (added 1996 - - #96000259)
800 S. 3rd St. , Raton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: PWA
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Social History, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: Library
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Longfellow School (added 1996 - - #96000262)
700 E. 4th ST. , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Kruger, William C.
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Social History, Architecture, Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Maxwell--Abreu and North (Martinez) Houses (added 1993 - - #93000253)
Also known as Rayado Ranch Headquarters
Jct. of NM 121 and Rayado Creek Rd., NW corner , Cimarron
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Agriculture, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Hispanic territorial, Anglo territorial
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Fortification, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Plaza, Single Dwelling

Mills House (added 1970 - - #70000400)
509 1st St. , Springer
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person
Architectural Style: Other, Greek Revival
Historic Person: Mills,Melvin W.
Significant Year: 1877
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Original Townsite Historic District (added 2008 - - #08000230)
Roughly bounded by Clark & Cimmaron Aves., S. 2nd & S. 7th Sts. , Raton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Burnett, George C., Rapp, William M. & Isaac H.
Architectural Style: Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Queen Anne
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, School, Single Dwelling

Point of Rocks Historic District (added 1994 - - #94000328)
Also known as NPS Master Plan #133
Jones Well Rd., 1.5 mi. E of Point of Rocks Rd. , Springer
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Funerary, Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Natural Feature, Road-Related
Current Function: Funerary, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Natural Feature

Raton Armory (added 1996 - - #96000260)
Also known as Raton Convention--Recreation Center
901 S. 3rd St. , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: WPA
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Area of Significance: Architecture, Military, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Arms Storage
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Auditorium, Sport Facility

Raton Downtown Historic District (added 1977 - - #77000923)
Roughly bounded by Rio Grande, Clark, 1st and 3rd Sts. , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Classical Revival
Area of Significance: Transportation, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Entertainment/Recreation, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Theater

Raton Junior--Senior High School (added 1996 - - #96000263)
Also known as Raton Middle School
500 S. 3rd St. , Raton
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: WPA, Kruger, Willard C.
Architectural Style: Moderne
Area of Significance: Architecture, Education, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-function: School
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: School

Raton Pass (added 1966 - - #66000474)
Also known as Old Raton Pass
U.S. 85-87, CO/NM border , Raton
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Military, Transportation, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Conservation Area, Road-Related
Current Function: Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Rail-Related

Ring Place, The (added 1988 - - #88001054)
Also known as AR-03-02-07-43;Ring Ranch
Questa Ranger District, Carson National Forest, Forest Rds. 1950 and 1918A , Cimarron
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Agriculture
Cultural Affiliation: Anglo-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

St. John's Methodist Episcopal Church (added 1978 - - #78001814)
17 mi. (27 km) E of Raton on NM 72 , Raton
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Villa Philmonte Historic District (added 1995 - - #95001018)
Philmont Scout Ranch , Cimarron
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Delk, Edward Buehler
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Historic Person: Phillips, Waite
Significant Year: 1927, 1926
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum




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