Ashcroft--Merrill Historic District

Also known as: Josiah Emer Ashcroft House, Merrill's Boarding House, Shady Ha
Jct. of Bloomfield and McNeil Sts., Ramah, New Mexico


National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 27, 1990
Reference number
Architectural style
Other architectural type; Vernacular late 19th-c Amer
Areas of significance
Commerce; Architecture; Religion
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic functions
Hotel; Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1925-1949
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3
Contributing structures: 2
Contributing sites: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 2


Brick (42,462)
House (27,621)
John William Waite (1)
Josiah Emer Ashcroft (1)
McKinley County, New Mexico (57)
New Mexico (1,317)
Private owner (54,398)
Ramah, New Mexico (2)
Sandstone (4,861)
Stone (26,160)
Stucco (7,816)