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Rabbit Ears

Clayton, New Mexico
County of Union.
North and west of Clayton
National Register Number: 66000499
Resource type: District.
Property type: Landscape - natural feature. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Certified Local Government: NO
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Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1963):
A double-peaked mountain rising above level plains, this conspicuous landmark guided wagon trains on the Cimarron Cutoff of the Santa Fe Trail across more than thirty miles of the Oklahoma panhandle. It was the focal point for a series of camps and landmarks that are conveniently grouped as the Clayton Complex: McNees Crossing, Turkey Creek Camp, Mt. Dora, and Round Mountain.

Condition is fine.

No changes to report; the land continues to be used for grazing.

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