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Ancient Attractions- Aztec Ruins National Monument

by Bev Theberge on

Is the wonder that visitors feel when they visit the Aztec Ruins National Monument by design? Why did the ancestral Pueblo people build so big at Aztec Ruins? The answers are elusive- and intriguing. Come visit the Aztec Ruins in Aztec New Mexico.... Read full article

Tom McCarty Gang and Marshal Dick Plunkett in Cortez In 1889.

by June Head on

Take a trip back in time to 1889 to Old West Cortez to read about Thompson Mercantile, Tom McCarty Gang, and Marshal Dick Plunkett Cortez. Back when the tough gangs would run the town and the civilians would look for their hero to save the day. ... Read full article

The Southern Ute Museum- "Colorado's Longest Continuous Residents"

by Southern Ute Museum on

Visit the Southern Ute Museum to learn the history of the Ute People, the longest continuous residents of Colorado. Only a short drive from any area in the Four Corners Region, this museum makes a perfect day trip to learn about the area's history.... Read full article

Dig Deeper into Archaeology with Crow Canyon

by Crow Canyon Archaeological Center on

Southwestern Colorado is rich in archaeological heritage, from the cliff dwellings of Mesa Verde National Park to backcountry sites protected by Canyons of the Ancients National Monument.... Read full article