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Montezuma Castle National Monument
Want to know the indepth story of Montezuma Castle over the last 100 years? This is the book for you. While it starts with the first possible Spanish explorers to visit the Verde Valley in 1583, the real beauty of this work is in its treatment of the history of the National Monument. Dealing within historical contexts, Protas looks at the administrative, natural and cultural divisions, and the management decisions which have guided the park.
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- Ninth Grade - General
- American Indian History and Culture, Anthropology, Archaeology, History
Did You Know?
Illinois Pondweed, Potamogeton illinoensis, is an invasive species at Montezuma Well. Although the ducks love to eat it, Rangers must rake the pondweed out each week to avoid clogging the Outlet allowing water in the prehistoric canal to run free.