“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Mesa Verde, Colorado

Clickable Map of Montezuma County, Colorado and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Montezuma County, CO (62) Dolores County, CO (7) La Plata County, CO (32) San Juan County, CO (51) Apache County, AZ (48) San Juan County, NM (29) San Juan County, UT (47)  MontezumaCounty(62) Montezuma County (62)  DoloresCounty(7) Dolores County (7)  LaPlataCounty(32) La Plata County (32)  SanJuanCounty(51) San Juan County (51)  ApacheCountyArizona(48) Apache County (48)  SanJuanCountyNew Mexico(29) San Juan County (29)  SanJuanCountyUtah(47) San Juan County (47)
Cortez is the county seat for Montezuma County
Mesa Verde is in Montezuma County
      Montezuma County (62)  
      Dolores County (7)  
      La Plata County (32)  
      San Juan County (51)  
      Apache County, Arizona (48)  
      San Juan County, New Mexico (29)  
      San Juan County, Utah (47)  
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1 Colorado, Montezuma County, Mesa Verde — Canyon BarriersMesa Verde National Park
Surrounded by deep canyons, villages here seem isolated, cut off from people on other mesas. Look closely at these cliffs and imagine hand and toe trails pecked into the sheer sandstone. These vertical trails were the Anasazi’s highways; steep . . . Map (db m71206) HM
2 Colorado, Montezuma County, Mesa Verde — Oak Tree HouseMesa Verde National Park
Adapting to Alcoves To level the sloping alcove floor, the Anasazi filled in behind retaining walls. The altered floor not only supported rooms but also provided working space and a safe play area for children. Oak Tree House appears to . . . Map (db m71209) HM
3 Colorado, Montezuma County, Mesa Verde — Pithouse LifeMesa Verde National Park
There is an enormous gap between identifying pithouse features—the hollows and scattered stones—and visualizing the inhabitants’ daily lives. Set in the four corner post holes, timbers supported a ceiling that was probably head-high. . . . Map (db m71203) HM
4 Colorado, Montezuma County, Mesa Verde — Split-Level HistoryMesa Verde National Park
Mesa-top and Alcove Living Although the Puebloan used the cliff alcoves throughout the entire time they lived in Mesa Verde, the cliff dwellings themselves were not built until the final 75-100 years of occupation. For over 600 years these . . . Map (db m71207) HM
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Apr. 20, 2024