Slaughter–Hill Ranch

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This is about the house and ranch in New Mexico. For the similarly named house in Virginia, please see Slaughter–Hill House
Slaughter–Hill Ranch
Slaughter–Hill Ranch is located in New Mexico
Slaughter–Hill Ranch
Slaughter–Hill Ranch is located in the US
Slaughter–Hill Ranch
Location 1601 E. Second St., Roswell, New Mexico
Coordinates 33°23′52″N 104°29′47″W / 33.39778°N 104.49639°W / 33.39778; -104.49639Coordinates: 33°23′52″N 104°29′47″W / 33.39778°N 104.49639°W / 33.39778; -104.49639
Area less than one acre
Architectural style Log Cabin
MPS Roswell New Mexico MRA
NRHP reference # 85003640[1]
NMSRCP # 1012
Significant dates
Added to NRHP August 29, 1988
Designated NMSRCP June 8, 1984

The Slaughter–Hill Ranch, in Roswell, New Mexico, also known as Cunningham Homestead, Estancia Pavo Real, or the Canning Farm, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[1]

It was the first homestead of Sam Cunningham, from Missouri, who built the hand-hewn log house. The building is the only surviving example of a hand-hewn log first homestead in the Roswell area.[2]

The ranch is significant also for association with C.C. Slaughter, a Texas cattleman who established a registered Hereford cattle herd here of national reputation.[2]

After C.C. Slaughter died in 1919, ownership of the property eventually went to George Slaughter's daughter Eloise and her husband Curtis Hill, a lawyer.[2]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c Corinne Sze; John Petronis (July 20, 1988). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Slaughter-Hill Ranch / Conningham Homestead; Estancia Pavo Real; Canning Farm" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved January 12, 2018.  with two photos from 1983 and 1987