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Pinon Canyon, Purgatoire River Area, Model, Las Animas County, CO



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Purgatoire River Area, Model%252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252525252Bvicinity, CO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS CO-96
Significance: The 7 historic homestead located within the Pinon Canyon area physically represent one of Colorado's last agricultural frontiers. Determined settlers built these homesteads following long-established architectural traditions which can be traced back to their homelands in northern New Mexico and to the high plains. Nature, as well as culture, played a large part in the construction of these homes and ranches. The architecture of these 7 homesteads shows how both nature and culture subtly shaped the built environment of the semi-arid Pinon Canyon area of Las Animas County...

Subjects
Agriculture
Homesteading
Adobe Buildings


Related Names
McFadden, Michelle, Historian
Wiatr, Al, Historian
Shipley, Carl F., Delineator
Lyons, Samuel A., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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