By: Paul S. Cilwa Viewed: 2/21/2020
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An 850-year-old archaeological treasure. How early Native Americans lived.

Tuzigoot National Monument preserves a 2- to 3-story pueblo ruin on the summit of a limestone and sandstone ridge just east of Clarkdale, Arizona, 120 feet above the Verde River floodplain. The Tuzigoot Site is an elongated complex of stone masonry rooms that were built along the spine of a natural outcrop in the Verde Valley. The central rooms stand higher than the others and they appear to have served public functions. The pueblo has 110 rooms.

Viziting Tuzigoot with baby Zach

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 3/19/2001
Topics: #Tuzigoot Page Views: 190
Just because he's a baby doesn't mean he hasn't refined interest in ancient archetecture.

When my eldest daughter, Dorothy, came out to visit and see Jenny's new baby, we decided to include some sightseeing and went to visit Tuzigoot. We figured little Zach would be good if bored; but, in fact, he really seemed to get into the experience.

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Tuzigoot with Keith

By: Paul S. Cilwa Occurred: 9/14/2013
Topics: #Arizona #FossilCreek #Montezuma'sCastle #Tuzigoot Page Views: 189
Keith and I knock another site off the old bucket list!

With time to spare after breaking camp early and visiting Montezuma's Castle, Keith and I decided to drive a few miles to Clarkdale to visit another Native ruin, Tuzigoot.

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