Armory (former) – Raton NM

Description

The National Guard Armory in Raton, New Mexico, now the Raton Convention and Recreation Center, was built by the WPA. The building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Project description: “Construct Armory and improve grounds”
Official Project Number: 165‐1‐85‐110
Project cost: $232,527.00
Sponsors: New Mexico National Guard and Board of Education, City of Raton

Source notes

National Register of Historic Places
<http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/nm/Colfax/state.html>

"New Deal Sites in New Mexico," Atlas of Historic New Mexico Maps, New Mexico Humanities Council.
<http://atlas.nmhum.org/atlas.php?gmap=42>

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (pages C-124).

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Location Info


901 S. 3rd St.
Raton, NM 87740

Coordinates: 36.892653, -104.443817

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