• The Great House at Casa Grande Ruins stands out for miles

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

Collections

You are welcome to view images from the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument collections on-line. Currently ready for review are images of the Dallas and Susie B. Smith Basket Collection and scanned images of historic photographs. Museum Collections on-line courtesy of the National Park Service Museum Management Program.

 
Dorothy Fadick with Basket Collection in her home.
Mrs. Dorothy Fadick with the collection of baskets she donated to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in honor of her parents.
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Did You Know?

The 'Big House' at Casa Grande Ruins circa 1900.

An estimated six million pounds of caliche were used in the construction of the Casa Grande. Caliche is a naturally occurring soil consisting of clay, sand and calcium carbonate found in the deserts of the southwest.