Cortez in Montezuma County, Colorado — The American Mountains (Southwest)
Yucca House National Monument
Erected by National Park Service-United States Department of the Interior.
Location. 37° 15.096′ N, 108° 41.136′ W. Marker is in Cortez, Colorado, in Montezuma County. Marker is on County Route 20.5. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cortez CO 81321, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prehistoric Mesa Verde Reservoirs (approx. 10 miles away); Far View Reservoir (approx. 10 miles away); Natural Seep Springs (approx. 11.3 miles away); A Monument to Time (approx. 11.3 miles away); Mesa Verde Administrative District (approx. 11.9 miles away); Canyon Barriers (approx. 12.2 miles away); Pithouse Life (approx. 12.6 miles away).
More about this marker. This is an ancestral puebloan archaeological site located at the foot of the Sleeping Ute Mountain.
It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service on October 15, 1966.
Categories. • Anthropology • Native Americans • Natural Resources •
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