Difference between revisions of "Ute Park, Colfax County, New Mexico, Cemetery Details"

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                    Cimarron. It is marked only by a small road sign reading Valle Vidal 21 miles. At 21 miles, the dirt road  
 
                    Cimarron. It is marked only by a small road sign reading Valle Vidal 21 miles. At 21 miles, the dirt road  
  
                    becomes Farm Road 1920 and it is another 9 miles to McCrystal Creek Campground. From the campground,
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                    becomes Farm Road 1920 and it is another 9 miles to McCrystal Creek Campground. From the campground,  
  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1265064473015_719" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1265064473015_696" />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;the footpath to the Ring Place is a 15 minute walk. The road is closed January through March.  
 
&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;<span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1265064473015_719" /><span id="fck_dom_range_temp_1265064473015_696" />&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;the footpath to the Ring Place is a 15 minute walk. The road is closed January through March.  
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Photo:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2303722&CScnty=1932&CSsr=21& 1]  
 
Photo:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2303722&CScnty=1932&CSsr=21& 1]  
  
History:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War.  
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History:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War. In 1890 cattle rancher
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Timothy Ring bought 320 acres from the Maxwell Land Grant for $960. He built a two story home, top story
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&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; having 6 bedrooms.&nbsp; The Ring Place was on the wagon road from Elizabethtown to Trinidad, Colorado.  
  
 
Interments:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2303722 Details]  
 
Interments:&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;5&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gsr&GScid=2303722 Details]  

Revision as of 22:53, 1 February 2010

Touch Me Not Mountain - Jackson Cemetery

Address:

Location:      Touch Me Not Mountain is north of Ute Park, which is on US 64 between Eagle Nest, NM and Cimarron, NM.

                    Off of US 64 take County Road B-13 north. Cross Ute Creek Ranch Road and continue northwest on B-13.

                    It is on the right side before B-13 turns left into Atmore Road.

Elevation:     7,997 feet

GPS:           Latitude: 36.59060 N     Longitude: -105.12810 

Map:            Interactive Map 1, Map 2, Map 3,

History:        There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War.

Interments:   2     Details

Helpful Links:

Ring Place - Ponil Park - Livingston Cemetery

Address:

Location:       North of Ute Park. The turnoff to Ring Place is on US 64, at the halfway mark (7 miles) between Colfax and

                    Cimarron. It is marked only by a small road sign reading Valle Vidal 21 miles. At 21 miles, the dirt road

                    becomes Farm Road 1920 and it is another 9 miles to McCrystal Creek Campground. From the campground,

                    the footpath to the Ring Place is a 15 minute walk. The road is closed January through March.

Elevation:      8122 feet

GPS:            Latitude: 36.75350 N     Longitude: -105.06953 W 

Map:            

Photo:          1

History:         There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War. In 1890 cattle rancher

                    Timothy Ring bought 320 acres from the Maxwell Land Grant for $960. He built a two story home, top story

                    having 6 bedrooms.  The Ring Place was on the wagon road from Elizabethtown to Trinidad, Colorado.

Interments:    5     Details

Helpful Links:

Ring Place - Seeley - Ponil Park Cemetery

Address:

Location:     North of Ute Park.

Elevation:

GPS:           Latitude: 36.74525 N     Longitude: -105.12577 W

Map:            Interactive Map

History:        There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War.

Interment:     1      Details

Helpful Links: