Val Verde County Historical Commission


Val Verde County Historical Commission

 

National Register of Historic Places in Val Verde County

Val Verde County is home to eleven National Register sites. Most of these sites are archeological in nature.

Three of the sites, marked in boldface in the following list, are in Del Rio with historical markers on the properties.

 

Cassinelli Gin House - (at the intersection of Pecan and Academy Streets)

added 1986 - - #86002188
Corner of Pecan and Academy Sts., Del Rio, Texas
Historic Significance:  Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:  Cassinelli,G.B.
Architectural Style:  No Style Listed
Area of Significance:  Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance:  1900-1924
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Industry/Processing/Extraction, Social
Historic Sub-function:  Manufacturing Facility, Meeting Hall
Current Function:  Vacant/Not In Use
 

Del Rio Cemeteries Historic District - (at the end of West 2nd Street)

added 2003 - - #03000664
Roughly bounded by W 2nd St., Johnson Blvd, and St. Peter's St., Del Rio, Texas
Historic Significance:  Event, Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance:  Community Planning And Development, Landscape Architecture
Period of Significance:  1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Funerary
Historic Sub-function:  Cemetery
Current Function:  Funerary
Current Sub-function:  Cemetery
 

Lower Pecos Canyon Archeological District

added 1971 - - #71000966
Address Restricted, Comstock, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation:  Native American
Period of Significance:  7500-7999 BC, 7000-7499 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function:  Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence
 

Mile Canyon

added 1970 - - #70000773
Address Restricted, Langtry, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Art, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation:  Trans-Pecos Texas
Period of Significance:  3000-4999 BC, 1000-2999 BC
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Unknown
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function:  Agricultural Fields, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
 

Rattlesnake Canyon Site

added 1971 - - #71000968
Address Restricted, Langtry, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Native American, Art, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation:  Native American
Period of Significance:  9000-10999 BC, 7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-500 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Domestic
Historic Sub-function:  Camp
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function:  Agricultural Fields
 

San Felipe Creek Archeological District

added 1974 - - #74002096
Also known as Lowe Ranch; 41VV431-443
Address Restricted, Del Rio, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Native American, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation:  Native American
Period of Significance:  9000-10999 BC, 7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Domestic
Historic Sub-function:  Camp
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function:  Agricultural Fields
 

Seminole Canyon Archeological District

added 1971 - - #71000967
Also known as See Also:  Seminole Canyon District (Boundary Increase)
Address Restricted, Comstock, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation:  Paleo-Indian, Late Prehistoric, Archaic
Period of Significance:  7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:  State, Private
Historic Function:  Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function:  Camp, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence, Landscape
Current Sub-function:  Park
 

Seminole Canyon District (Boundary Increase)

added 1985 - - #85003181
Also known as Seminole Canyon State Park;
Also known as Seminole Canyon Archeolo
Address Restricted, Comstock, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Prehistoric, Historic - Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation:  Native American, American
Period of Significance:  7000-8999 BC, 5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1900-1750 AD, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:  State
Historic Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function:  Camp, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling, Village Site, Work Of Art (Sculpture, Carving, Rock Art)
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence, Landscape
Current Sub-function:  Park
 

Seven Mile Ranch Archeological District

added 1990 - - #90001733
Also known as 41VV1029--41VV1073
Address Restricted, Comstock, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential
Area of Significance:  Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation:  Lower Pecos Focus
Period of Significance:  5000-6999 BC, 3000-4999 BC, 1749-1500 AD, 1499-1000 AD, 1000-2999 BC, 1000 AD-999 BC
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Religion
Historic Sub-function:  Camp, Ceremonial Site, Processing, Single Dwelling
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function:  Agricultural Fields
 

Val Verde County Courthouse and Jail - (at the intersection of Pecan and Losoya Streets)

added 1977 - - #77001478
400 Pecan St., Del Rio, Texas
Historic Significance:  Event
Area of Significance:  Politics/Government, Architecture
Period of Significance:  1875-1899
Owner:  Local
Historic Function:  Government
Historic Sub-function:  Correctional Facility, Courthouse
Current Function:  Government
Current Sub-function:  Courthouse, Government Office
 

West of Pecos Railroad Camps District

added 1973 - - #73001982
Address Restricted, Comstock, Texas
Historic Significance:  Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance:  Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Transportation, Other-Ethnic
Cultural Affiliation:  American;Railroad Camp
Period of Significance:  1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner:  Private
Historic Function:  Domestic, Transportation
Historic Sub-function:  Camp, Rail-Related
Current Function:  Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function:  Agricultural Fields

 

National Register of Historic Places            National Register of Historic Places, state of Texas