It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1988.
The landmarking of the site is unusual, because it does not pass a usual requirement of 50 years' age for a historic event, and an advisory panel recommended against its designation. In 1988, Interior Secretary Donald P. Hodel granted national landmark status to the Pipe Creek Farm.
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