AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2021

Entry 41225

Submitted by Louis A. Claudio

Hovenweep House / Hovenweep National Monument

Cortez, Colorado, United States

Category: Archaeological Landscapes

Is located on land in southwestern Colorado and southeastern Utah, between Cortez, Colorado and Blanding, Utah. There are indications of occupation going back to Paleo-Indians, and the site was abandoned by Ancestral Puebloans in the late 1200s. Hovenweep became a National Monument in 1923 and is administered by the National Park Service.

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