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Kit Carson House


  • Address: 113 Kit Carson Rd
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museum
  • Activity Category: Tour

Kit Carson was a trapper and a mountain man of great renown. He served as an army guide, an Indian Agent and was a highly celebrated Army officer during the Indian Wars. The one-story adobe house, built in 1825, is in the Spanish Colonial style in the shape of a "U" with a front portal and wooden beams. The interior consists of nine rooms, seven of them original, which surround an open patio with a traditional Mexican mud oven and a well. - NPS


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Kit Carson Significant name
1843/00/00
1868/00/00

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Particulars for Kit Carson House:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Commerce
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1966

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Carson, Kit, House
Registry Address: Kit Carson Ave.
Registry Number: 66000948
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Commerce, Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1843, 1868
Associated People: Carson,Kit
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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