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Navajo Tower House - Mesa Verde, Colorado

Navajo Tower House - Mesa Verde, Colorado Ancient Places and/or Civilizations Social Studies Tragedies and Triumphs Native-Americans and First Peoples

Around 800 years ago, people of the Navajo Nation lived in this settlement near Mesa Verde, Colorado.  No one lives there now.

The U.S. National Archives maintains the original photograph which was taken in May of 1972.  Curators at the Archives give us this description:

Four stories high, square tower house, was built about 800 years ago in a shallow cave of Navajo Canyon, 05/1972.


Media Credits

Photo, by Norton Boyd, during May of 1972.  Image, described above, U.S. National Archives’ Local Identifier: 412-DA-2459.  Online, courtesy U.S. National Archives.

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