National Historic District Registry News

2019-12-13T03:05:21+00:00June 19th, 2017|

  National Historic District Nomination Advances by Bob Amick, Chair, Meeker National Historic District Task Force Meeker National Historic District consultant Carl McWilliams, renowned Principal of Cultural Resource Historians reports that the extensive research and documentation for the nomination of the downtown Meeker area as a National Historic District [NHD] is progressing on schedule. McWilliams […]

Meeker Historic District Progress!

2016-09-06T05:44:26+00:00September 6th, 2016|

RBCHS and the Historic District Committee, chaired by Bob Amick, has begun the process for a nationally registered Historic District in Meeker! Letters of endorsement have been written, meetings with the State Historical Society have transpired and a contractor has been retained for the research survey and study of eligible structures, putting us down the […]

Beginnings of Commercial Meeker

2016-05-25T03:49:25+00:00May 25th, 2016|

1883-1889 After the departure of the military, early residents of Meeker and the surrounding areas were, for the most part, either directly or indirectly engaged in ranching. Ranchers managed herds on the rich lands surrounding Meeker, but the town operated as their supply headquarters. In many cases the ranchers faced a day of travel to […]

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