Historical Markers in Chimney Rock National Monument, Colorado
Pagosa Springs is the county seat for Archuleta County
Chimney Rock National Monument is in Archuleta County
Archuleta County(6) ► ADJACENT TO ARCHULETA COUNTY Conejos County(3) ► Hinsdale County(9) ► La Plata County(32) ► Mineral County(3) ► Rio Grande County(6) ► Rio Arriba County, New Mexico(35) ► San Juan County, New Mexico(28) ►
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This Payan corrugated jar was found here at the Pit House site and was used for storage of corn, beans and wild seeds.
Mancos [and] Payan Corrugated
This style of pottery was often used for cooking. The corrugations helped the . . . — — Map (db m160560) HM
The Northern San Juan Surface Pit House that was constructed here is composed of one large room used as a dwelling area and 3 rectangular room blocks used for storage.
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Typical cross-section of surface pit . . . — — Map (db m160562) HM
Kivas or Ceremonial Houses were not only used for religious ceremonies but may have been used for governmental and social events as well. Kivas varied in size and had flat or cribbed roofs.
The cribbed roofs of kivas were constructed of logs laid . . . — — Map (db m160561) HM