FUN-travel: Miraculous Mesa Verde, CO

June 13, 2018 by  

  • Dating from AD 550…

…for over 700 years…

…Ancestral Pueblo people made it their home.

  • Spanning across 40+ miles of roads…

…contains over 5000 archeological sites…

…& some of the most notable & best preserved in the US…

…including 600 cliff dwellings…

…mesa top sites of pit houses – pueblos – masonry towers & farming structures.

FUN-fact – After living primarily on the mesa top for 600 years, they began building structures under the overhanging cliffs of Mesa Verde—anything from one-room storage units—to villages of over 150 rooms.

More FF – In 1978, Mesa Verde National Park was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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