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TEXAS - Brewster County - Historic Districts

Burro Mesa Archeological District
(added 1985 - Brewster County - #85002309)
Also known as 41BS187,41BS220,41BS221,41BS630
Address Restricted , Panther Junction
(2600 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Information Potential
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Archaic, Paleo-Indian, Neo-American
Period of Significance: 7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1500-1599, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Camp, Extractive Facility, Single Dwelling, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Park

Castolon Historic District
(added 1974 - Brewster County - #74000276)
Also known as La Harmonica Ranch,Camp Santa Helena;Castolon Army Compound
Along Rio Grande at jct. of Park Rtes. 5, 9, and 35 , Big Bend National Park
(8000 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Commerce, Military, Other
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Defense, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park, Single Dwelling

Mariscal Mine
(added 1974 - Brewster County - #74000279)
Also known as Lindsey Mine,Ellis Mine
River Rd. , Big Bend National Park
(6400 acres)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Rancho Estelle
(added 1974 - Brewster County - #74000280)
Also known as Sublett Farm;Stone Residence;Dorgan Residence
On the Rio Grande River , Big Bend National Park
(1350 acres)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Underwater

Terlingua Historic District
(added 1996 - Brewster County - #96000132)
Also known as Big Bend;Chisos Mining Camp;Quicksilver Mining District
7 mi. W of jct. of TX 118 and TX 170 , Terlingua
(1300 acres, 97 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Event, Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering
Historic Person: Perry, Howard Everett, et al.
Significant Year: 1903, 1921, 1943
Area of Significance: Community Planning And Development, Exploration/Settlement, Industry
Cultural Affiliation: Mining Camp, American Industial
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Multiple Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Recreation And Culture, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Outdoor Recreation

Wilson, Homer, Ranch
(added 1975 - Brewster County - #75000153)
Also known as Blue Creek Ranch (Oak Canyon)
8 mi. S of Santa Elena Junction on Park Rte. 5, Big Bend National Park , Santa Elena Junction
(2000 acres, 5 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use




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