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1846
Mexican War begins. Treaty signed in 1848 cedes American Southwest and California to the United States.
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NEW MEXICO - Rio Arriba County - Historic Districts

Crow Canyon Archeological District
(added 1974 - Rio Arriba County - #74001200)
Also known as Johnson Canyon;Largo Canyon;See Also:Shaft House (LA 5660);C
Address Restricted , Farmington
(32000 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Art, Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Navajo
Period of Significance: 1700-1749, 1650-1699, 1600-1649
Owner: Federal , State
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Fortification, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area

Denver & Rio Grande Railroad San Juan Extension
(added 1973 - Rio Arriba County - #73000462)
Also known as Cumbres and Toltec Scenic Rairoad
Between Antonito and Chama, NM via Cumbres Pass , Chama
(14300 acres, 13 buildings, 11 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Engineering, Commerce, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Embudo Historic District
(added 1979 - Rio Arriba County - #79001547)
U.S. 64 , Embudo
(180 acres, 4 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Science, Transportation, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Education, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related, Research Facility
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Research Facility, Single Dwelling

Jicarilla Apache Historic District
(added 1984 - Rio Arriba County - #84002956)
Also known as Bureau of Indian Affairs sites-residential area
Main St., NM 17, Apache, Keliiaa, and Sand Hill Drs. , Dulce
(119 acres, 30 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Native American, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Domestic, Government
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling, Village Site
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling, Village Site

La Puente Historic District
(added 1985 - Rio Arriba County - #85000826)
Roughly bounded by Main Rd. in La Puente from drop-off of 2nd to 1st plateau E. to Church on West. , Los Ojos
(180 acres, 37 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Los Brazos Historic District
(added 1985 - Rio Arriba County - #85000827)
Roughly bounded by US 84, North Rd., fence line and drop-off to Rio Brazos , Los Ojos
(320 acres, 35 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Los Luceros Hacienda
(added 1983 - Rio Arriba County - #83004157)
Also known as Morning Star Ranch
Off NM 389 , Los Luceros
(99 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Mission/Spanish Revival
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Historic - Aboriginal, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: Pueblo, Spanish
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Camp, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Los Ojos (Parkview) Historic District
(added 1985 - Rio Arriba County - #85000828)
Roughly bounded by US 84, jct. of Old Hwy w/US 84, drop-off from 1st plateau to Chama R. Valley and E.-W. Hatchery Rd. , Los Ojos
(660 acres, 69 buildings)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Business, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Mesa Prieta Petroglyphs
(added 1998 - Rio Arriba County - #98001159)
Also known as Lyden Petroglyph District;LA3942
Address Restricted , Velarde
(1889 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Art, Prehistoric, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Archaic Hunter Gatherers, Anasazi-Tewa, Modern Tewa and Hispanic
Period of Significance: 3000-4999 BC, 1925-1949, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Education

Plaza Blanca Historic District
(added 1986 - Rio Arriba County - #86002322)
Roughly Plaza Blanca and Old Puente Ford Rds. adjacent to Plaza Blanca Ditch , Plaza Blanca
(190 acres, 17 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Religious Structure, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

San Juan Pueblo
(added 1974 - Rio Arriba County - #74001201)
N of Sante Fe , Sante Fe
(162 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Art, Agriculture, Architecture, Historic - Aboriginal, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: Spanish, Tewa, Tiguas
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1749-1500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure, Village Site
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Religious Structure

Santa Clara Pueblo
(added 1974 - Rio Arriba County - #74001199)
S of Espanola off NM 30 , Espanola
(240 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Art, Agriculture, Architecture, Religion
Cultural Affiliation: Spanish
Period of Significance: 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Village Site
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Tierra Amarilla AFS P-8 Historic District
(added 2001 - Rio Arriba County - #00000342)
Also known as El Vado AFS P-8
9.0 mi. SE of Tierra Amarilla on NM 112 , Tierra Amarilla
(420 acres, 16 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Military
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Military Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Tierra Amarilla Historic District
(added 1986 - Rio Arriba County - #86002327)
Also known as Las Nutritas
Roughly along La Puente Rd. on both sides of US 84 and along Old Highway and Creek Rd. , Tierra Amarilla
(810 acres, 107 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Commerce, Community Planning And Development, Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Business, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Business, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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