Calhan Paint Mines Archeological District

Approx. 0.5 mi. SE of jct. S. Calhan Rd. and Paint Mine Rd.
Calhan, Colorado

Historic Document

Calhan Paint Mines Archeological District is located in El Paso County, Colorado certified as a historic location on Friday July 14, 2000. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Industry/Processing/Extraction, Domestic, more specifically a Processing Site, Camp. Calhan Paint Mines Archeological District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Information Potential and its significance in Prehistoric, Industry, Social History.

Calhan Paint Mines Archeological District Information

Other Name: 5EP3258
Ownership Type: Private, Local
Type of Resource: District
Cultural Affiliation: Cody Complex, Duncan Complex, Apishapa
Level of Governmental Significance: State
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Calhan Paint Mines Archeological District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 7460
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 46
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 15
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Calhan Historic Locations El Paso County Historic Locations Colorado Historic Locations