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Touch Me Not Mountain - Jackson Cemetery

Location:      Touch Me Not Mountain is north of Ute Park, which is on US 64 between Eagle Nest, NM and Cimarron, NM.  Off of US 64 take County Road B-13 north. Cross Ute Creek Ranch Road and continue northwest on B-13. It is on the right side before B-13 turns left into Atmore Road.

Elevation:     7,997 feet

GPS:           Latitude: 36.59060 N     Longitude: -105.12810 

Map:            Interactive Map 1, Map 2, Map 3,

History:        There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War.

Interments:   2     Details

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Ring Place - Ponil Park - Livingston Cemetery

Location:       North of Ute Park. The turnoff to Ring Place is on US 64, at the halfway mark (7 miles) between Colfax and Cimarron. It is marked only by a small road sign reading Valle Vidal 21 miles. At 21 miles, the dirt road becomes Farm Road 1920 and it is another 9 miles to McCrystal Creek Campground. From the campground, the footpath to the Ring Place is a 15 minute walk. The road is closed January through March.

Elevation:      8122 feet

GPS:            Latitude: 36.75350 N     Longitude: -105.06953 W 

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Photo:          1

History:         There was considerable mining in this area for decades after the US Civil War. In 1890 cattle rancher  Timothy Ring bought 320 acres from the Maxwell Land Grant for $960. He built a two story home, top story having 6 bedrooms.  The Ring Place was on the wagon road from Elizabethtown to Trinidad, Colorado.

Interments:    5     Details

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Ring Place - Seeley - Ponil Park Cemetery

Location:     North of Ute Park. The turnoff to Ring Place is on US 64, at the halfway mark (7 miles) between Colfax and Cimarron. It is marked only by a small road sign reading Valle Vidal 21 miles. At 21 miles, the dirt road becomes Farm Road 1920 and it is another 9 miles to McCrystal Creek Campground. From the campground, the footpath to the Ring Place is a 15 minute walk. The road is closed January through March.

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Elevation:

GPS:           Latitude: 36.74525 N     Longitude: -105.12577 W

Map:            Interactive Map

History:       

There was considerable mining and logging in this area for decades after the US Civil War. In 1890 cattle rancher Timothy Ring bought 320 acres from the Maxwell Land Grant for $960. He built a two story home, top story  having 6 bedrooms. The Ring Place was on the wagon road from Elizabethtown to Trinidad, Colorado.

The cemetery has a unique carved limestone obelisk with a cross made of four elongated hearts and topped by an eight pointed sunburst or star.

Interments:     1      Details

                      2. Gravestone, Jane Matilda Moore.

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