Cold Spring and Inscription Rock Historic District

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Cold Spring and Inscription Rock Historic District
Nearest city Boise City, Oklahoma
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Governing body Private
MPS Santa Fe Trail MPS
NRHP Reference # 94000317[1]
Added to NRHP April 21, 1994

The Cold Spring and Inscription Rock Historic District is a 2-acre (0.81 ha) historic district in Cimarron County, Oklahoma, near Boise City, Oklahoma that was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1994. It is associated with NPS Master Plan #122. The district includes a landscape; it includes two contributing buildings and two other contributing sites.[1]

It includes two significant features: Inscription Rock, on the Cimarron Cutoff of the Santa Fe Trail, a rock outcropping with travelers' names carved upon it, and also the Cold Springs Creek Camp Site. The camp site includes a stone building that served as a stagecoach station and a stone spring house.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Cold Spring and Inscription Rock Historic District". Oklahoma.