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NEW MEXICO - Colfax County - Historic Districts

Cimmaron Historic District
(added 1973 - Colfax County - #73001140)
S edge of city along NM 21 , Cimmaron
(1940 acres, 6 buildings)
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

Original Townsite Historic District
(added 2008 - Colfax County - #08000230)
Roughly bounded by Clark & Cimmaron Aves., S. 2nd & S. 7th Sts. , Raton
(1200 acres, 360 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
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 - Colfax County - #94000328)
Also known as NPS Master Plan #133
Jones Well Rd., 1.5 mi. E of Point of Rocks Rd. , Springer
(2150 acres)
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 Downtown Historic District
(added 1977 - Colfax County - #77000923)
Roughly bounded by Rio Grande, Clark, 1st and 3rd Sts. , Raton
(200 acres, 95 buildings)
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

Ring Place, The
(added 1988 - Colfax County - #88001054)
Also known as AR-03-02-07-43;Ring Ranch
Questa Ranger District, Carson National Forest, Forest Rds. 1950 and 1918A , Cimarron
(75 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
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

Villa Philmonte Historic District
(added 1995 - Colfax County - #95001018)
Philmont Scout Ranch , Cimarron
(20 acres, 2 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Delk, Edward Buehler
Architectural Style: Mission/Spanish Revival
Historic Person: Phillips, Waite
Significant Year: 1926, 1927
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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