Experimental Archaeologist Zack Curcija to do Demonstrations at Tonto National Monument on July 8 & July 22

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Date: June 29, 2017
Contact: Hilary Clark, (928) 467-2241

Roosevelt, AZ - Join experimental archaeologist Zack Curcija and learn about how the Salado wove elaborate textiles and created stone and shell beads on :
 

Saturday, July 8: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 22: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
 
Elaborately woven textiles that date back 700 years ago are on display at the Monument Visitor Center, along with a replica room and other archaeological exhibits. Tonto National Monument protects two cliff dwellings built by the Salado people over 700 years ago. Established as a national monument in 1907 by President Teddy Roosevelt, the cliff dwellings were part of the early archaeological preservation movement in America. The Monument is open daily from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. except for December 25. Directions and additional information are available on the Monument's website, www.nps.gov/tont, or you may call (928) 467-2241.

No camping is available at Tonto National Monument. The nearest camping is available at Windy Hill Campground in Tonto National Forest. For more information on camping visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/tonto/

For more information contact:
(928) 467-2241 and tont_information@nps.gov
or visit:
https://www.nps.gov/tont
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Last updated: June 30, 2017

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