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Lowry Pueblo

(nr Pleasant View CO) Lowry Pueblo National Historic Landmark ruins are in the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument. The monument covers 176,056 acres in southwestern Colorado; including most of Hovenweep. It preserves the largest concentration of archeological sites in the USA. Lowry Pueblo Ruins This Ancestral Puebloan village contained 40 rooms as high as […]

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John Jarvie Ranch

(Browns Park UT) John and his wife Nellie came to this remote, unsettled area in 1880, and established their ranch. They lived in a small dugout shelter the first year while developing the other structures and main house. Jarvie Ranch House and Store Situated on the Green River, they operated a ferry, store, blacksmith, raised […]

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Benson Grist Mill

(Stansbury Park UT) The restored historic Benson Grist Mill operated from 1854 to the 1940s processing wheat and corn for settlers in the Tooele Valley. A park developed around it includes other structures moved onto the site. Benson Grist Mill There were cabins like the Forsyth Pioneer Cabin built in 1872, a windmill, a smaller […]

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