Mesa Verde National Park Feature

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Mesa Verde National Park: Shadows of the Centuries, by Duane A. Smith, discusses the history and current issues facing the park.

Ancient Peoples of the American Southwest, by Stephen Plog, is an archaeologist’s account of the Ancestral Puebloans (also known as the Anasazi) and two other cultures.

Mesa Verde: Ancient Architecture, by Jesse Walter Fewkes, tells the stories behind the park's dwellings.

Mesa Verde Museum Association. The Mesa Verde Museum Association sells books and other educational and interpretive materials at its stores in the park—at the Chapin Mesa Archaeological Museum, Far View Visitor Center, Wetherill Mesa kiosk, and Morefield Ranger Station—and at the Colorado Welcome Center in Cortez. 800/305–6053 or 970/529–4445. www.mesaverde.org. Daily 8–4:30.

Updated: 2014-03-11

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