Building Homes

building homes
There were no windows, and doors were located in the roof.

NPS Collection

Building homes with irregular-shaped tuff stones required generous use of mortar to hold the blocks in place and seal cracks. There were no windows, and doors were located in the roof. This may have been done to strengthen walls or to help keep out rodents and cold weather.

Last updated: February 24, 2015

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