You Can Find A Fascinating 700 Year-Old Archaeological Site At Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument In New Mexico
Visitors are undoubtedly aware that there are archaeological sites in New Mexico. This pretty state has transfixed humans for thousands of years, starting with the Clovis culture and continuing to do so even in this modern age. One of the most spectacular archaeological sites in the state is, believe it or not, open to the public. This site, known as Gila Cliff Dwellings, is one of the few historical structures of its kind that welcomes respectful visitors into its historic rooms. This is a site you won’t want to pass up!
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The Gila Cliff Dwellings National Monument is the best of the many archaeological sites in New Mexico. Have you ever visited this unique landmark? We’d love to hear about your experience!
This collection of cliff dwellings isn’t the only such place in New Mexico. For more, check out the Puye Cliff Dwellings!
Nikki is a lifelong Ohioan with a love for literature. She holds a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Akron and has enjoyed publishing her written work since 2007. She has a love of travel and does so frequently, though she believes that home is where the heart is - she continues to work in and around Cleveland as a digital content specialist to this day, working on everything from commercial scripts and social media posts to grassroots marketing initiatives.
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