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Near Holbrook in Navajo County, Arizona — The American Mountains (Southwest)
 

Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District

 
 
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patty DiRienzo, September 12, 2010
1. Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District Marker
Photo shot with a 200/mm telephoto lens.
Inscription.  
This property
Has been listed in the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior
1976

Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs
Archeological District

 
Erected 1976 by United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Native Americans. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
 
Location. 34° 57.705′ N, 109° 47.928′ W. Marker is near Holbrook, Arizona, in Navajo County. Marker can be reached from Petrified Forest Road. Marker is at the Newspaper Rock Overlook, 12 miles south of the north entrance to the Petrified Forest National Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Holbrook AZ 86025, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Newspaper Rock (a few steps from this marker); Whispers from the Past (approx. 0.9 miles away); A Canvas for Ideas (approx. 0.9 miles away); Summer Solstice Marker (approx. 0.9 miles away); Meaning of Place
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(approx. 0.9 miles away); Life in the Village (approx. one mile away); Village on the Rio Puerco (approx. one mile away); Santa Fe Railroad (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Holbrook.
 
More about this marker. Visitors can only view the Petroglyphs from a magnifying scope high above the rocks.
 
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, September 2, 2013
2. Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District Marker
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Denise Boose, September 2, 2013
3. Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs Archeological District Marker
Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Patty DiRienzo, September 12, 2010
4. Newspaper Rock Petroglyphs
Photo shot with a 200/mm telephoto lens.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 1,143 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. Photos:   1. submitted on October 13, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.   2, 3. submitted on September 15, 2013, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California.   4. submitted on October 13, 2010, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.

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