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"Village Evolution" Top 5 Page for this destination Mesa Verde National Park Things to Do Tip by Basaic

Mesa Verde National Park Things to Do: 137 reviews and 297 photos

  Excavated Villages
by Basaic

Just outside the building where we saw the transitions from pithouse to pitroom to kiva and to attached rooms is a display where they show the later transition and evolution of the villages. There were three villages built on this site: The first in 900 AD; the second in 1000 AD and the last in 1075 AD. These villages have been carefully excavated to allow you to compare and contrast the similarities and differences in the development of the villages and their architecture.

Address: P.O. Box 8, Mesa Verde National Park CO 81330
Phone: (970) 529-4465

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  • Written Nov 8, 2011
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