Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 5, 1977):
Frawley Ranch represents the development of practical land use for an area unsuited to homestead farming. In the 1890s, lawyer Henry J. Frawley acquired several unsuccessful homestead farms and created a large and prosperous ranch here.
Multi-million dollar development plans are underway for the property, including a campground, hotel campus, business park, visitor attraction, a service center and a golf course housing community.
Owner has hired a new property manager and has installed waysides interpreting the sites history.