Sand Canyon Archaeological District

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Cortez, Colorado

Historic Document

Sand Canyon Archaeological District is located in Montezuma County, Colorado certified as a historic location on Tuesday March 15, 2005. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Domestic, Religion, Funerary, Agriculture/Subsistence, more specifically a Single Dwelling, Religious Structure, Graves/Burials, Processing, Village Site, Ceremonial Site, Storage. Sand Canyon Archaeological District was nominated by as a historic location by State Government, Federal Agency based on Event, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential and its significance in Prehistoric, Community Planning And Development, Social History, Architecture, Agriculture, Native American.

Sand Canyon Archaeological District Information

Other Name: Great Pueblo Period of the McElmo Drainage Unit MPS
Other Name: 5MT.16853
Ownership Type: Federal
Type of Resource: District
Cultural Affiliation: Pueblo: Northern San Juan
Level of Governmental Significance: National
Architectural Style: Mesa Verde Pueblo
Restricted Archeological Site: Restricted Site
Federal Agency Responsible for This Location: Bureau Of Land Management

Sand Canyon Archaeological District Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 145210
Number of historically contributing buildings: 0
Number of historically contributing sites: 232
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 141
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Cortez Historic Locations Montezuma County Historic Locations Colorado Historic Locations