Clifton House Site Cemetery

At the Canadian River crossing was the popular overnight stage stop on the Old Santa Fe Trail. Clifton House was built in 1867 by rancher Tom Stockton and served as headquarters for cattle roundups. After abandonment of the Santa Fe Trail in 1879, it fell into disuse and burned. There is a State of New Mexico Historical Marker Hwy 64, 100 ft. south of Ranchway Rd.

Clifton House site marker
Cemetery: Clifton House Site Cemetery
GPS: N 36.81568 W 104.45428
County: Colfax
Directions: S of Raton, W of Exit 446; N of US 64.

Clifton House Site Cemetery, Raton, New Mexico

Surname Given Birth Death Age Notes
Colbert Chunk 1874 Jan 7