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

    Casa Grande Ruins

    National Monument Arizona

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Management

Centennial Administrative History

Casa Grande Ruins Centennial History, 1892-1992.

NPS

Centennial History of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: A comprehensive history of the first 100 years of the Monument from 1892 to 1992. (1.72 MB PDF file)

 

Casa Grande Ruins Foundation Statement: A planning and management document defining the monument's purpose, significance, primary interpretive themes, and fundamental resources and values. (1.96 MB .pdf file)

 

Casa Grande Ruins Superintendent's Compendium: The superintendent's orders (compendium) for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument regarding park closures, permit requirements, designations and other restrictions. (333k .pdf file)

 

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Did You Know?

1852 sketch of Casa Grande by John Bartlett.

Father Kino, in 1694, was the first European to call this structure Casa Grande. It is a Spanish word that means 'great house.' The Casa Grande is a 4-story, 11-room structure which was built about 700 years ago.