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Gila Cliff Dwellings Again

(nr Gila Hot Springs NM) I took my girlfriend to see the Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument. The half mile hike up to the ruins seemed longer and steeper than I remember from my last visit. Lots of trees provided shade on a pretty walk. Gila Cliff Dwellings To go into the ruins you have […]

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Elden Pueblo

(Flagstaff AZ) Another pueblo ruin of the Sinagua natives was found right next to the highway at the base of Mount Elden. Again, it was of rock-n-mortar construction, likely 60 rooms and occupied by about 300 people for around 200 years. Elden Pueblo Ruins It is believed to have been along a trade route based […]

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(nr Cottonwood AZ) Tuzigoot National Monument features pueblo ruins of the Southern Sinagua natives. Actually, reconstructed as supposed from excavated finds. Built with stone construction, it had 87 rooms in two stories. Tuzigoot Pueblo Ruins Believed to have been inhabited between 1200 and 1400. It sets on a ridge overlooking a valley where fields for […]

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