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Restore to public domain certain lands within Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

United States. Congress. House

Restore to public domain certain lands within Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

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Published by [s.n.] in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Public lands,
  • Casa Grande National Monument (Ariz.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLands within Casa Grande National Monument
    SeriesH.rp.1268
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Lands
    The Physical Object
    FormatElectronic resource
    Pagination2 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16147229M

    Casa Grande Ruin Reservation was set aside on March 2, , proclaimed as the nation’s first archeological preserve and cultural site on J , and redesignated as Casa Grande Ruins National Monument on August 3, The monument is named for the Casa Grande (Great House), a four-story prehistoric. Casa Grande Ruin Reservation was set aside on March 2, , proclaimed as the nation’s first archeological preserve and cultural site on J , and redesignated as Casa Grande Ruins National Monument on August 3, The monument is Location: W Ruins Dr, Coolidge, AZ , USA. Find out information about Casa Grande National Monument. Parks Directory of the United States / US National Parks / National Monuments Address: Ruins Dr . H.R. (th). To modify the boundary of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, and for other purposes. In , a database of bills in the U.S. Congress.


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Restore to public domain certain lands within Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. by United States. Congress. House Download PDF EPUB FB2

Administrative history. Inthe monument underwent repairs supervised by Cosmos Mindeleff of the Bureau of American Ethnology, until funds ran imed Casa Grande Reservation by Executive Order A of President Benjamin Harrison on JCasa Grande Ruins became the first prehistoric and cultural reserve in the US.

It was then re-designated a national monument by Location: Pinal County, Arizona, USA. Casa Grande Ruins Information For over a thousand years, prehistoric farmers inhabited much of the present-day state of Arizona. When the first Europeans arrived, all that remained of this ancient culture were the ruins of villages, irrigation canals, and various artifacts.

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Casa Grande Ruin Reservation was set aside on March 2,proclaimed as the nation’s first archeological preserve and cultural site on Jand re-designated as Casa Grande National Monument on August 3, In subsequent years, and byit was recognized as Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

Historic Area The self-guided tour is a short walk around the Casa Grande following wayside signs. One hour guided tours are offered from late November through early April, as staffing permits. Please call the day of your visit for tour schedules. Groups, especially school classes, need to call in advance.

English: Casa Restore to public domain certain lands within Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. book Ruins National Monument — in Pinal County, Arizona. An archaeological site and ruins (c. 13th century - 15th century) of the Pre-Columbian Hohokam culture of Ancient Pueblo people in Southwestern North ce of: archaeological site, National Monument.

At the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, you’ll find the Ancient Sonoran Desert People’s farming community including the preserved “Great House,” or “Casa Grande.” History & Nature An estimation of dating puts the origins of this structure aroundand.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, Coolidge, Arizona. 14, likes talking about this. Welcome to the official Facebook page for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. For Followers: 15K. The city of Casa Grande operates a public general aviation airport.

Pinal Ave, Casa Grande. 1 Transient tie-downs are available: the first three days are free, $4 per day thereafter. Fees/Permits. Entrance Fees for Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is charged per person and is valid for 7 days from date of purchase. Hotels near Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: ( mi) Indian Skies RV Park ( mi) GreenTree Inn & Suites Florence ( mi) Heated Pool Fantastic view home on the Golf Course ( mi) Fiesta Grande RV Resort ( mi) The Sky Rider Suites; View all hotels near Casa Grande Ruins National Monument on Tripadvisor/5().

Among these ruins is the Casa Grande, or "Big House," one of the largest and most mysterious prehistoric structures ever built in North America.

Casa Grande Ruins, the nation's first archeological preserve, protects the Casa Grande and other archeological sites within its boundaries. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument located in Arizona preserves Hohokam Culture and ruins of the largest prehistoric structures ever built in North America.

It is hard to believe that the Great House has survived the heat and dryness of the desert for so long. As you approach this intersection, take note of the northern boundary of the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument viewed to the south. You may notice archeological excavations in progress within the National Monument boundaries.

Turn right at the signal lights as Hwy 87 heads south into the town of /5(21). Hotels near Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: ( km) Indian Skies RV Park ( km) GreenTree Inn & Suites Florence ( km) Heated Pool Fantastic view home on the Golf Course ( km) Fiesta Grande RV Resort ( km) The Sky Rider Suites; View all hotels near Casa Grande Ruins National Monument on Tripadvisor/5().

Efforts to save Casa Grande Ruins date back to the late s. Archeologists and others made trips to the ruins to restore and repair them. InPresident Benjamin Harrison declared the area the first federal prehistoric and cultural reservation.

InThe. Just south of Phoenix, Arizona, Casa Grande Ruins National Monument features many of the last few remnants of the people who thrived in the Sonoran Desert for hundreds of years. Beyond the house: a new bill could add critical lands to Casa Grande. Visitors to Casa Grande can see ancient pottery and tools at the visitor center, or they can wander the mysterious ruins, contemplating why the Hohokam studied the heavens so carefully here.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Information Address: Ruins Dr., Coolidge, AZ Telephone: / Casa Grande Ruins National Monument is in South Central Arizona in the United States of America.

Understand []. Casa Grande Ruins NM preserves an ancient Hohokam farming community and Great House. The monument, just north of the town of Coolidge, is very small, only about 3/4 of a square mile ( km 2).

The monument is open every day of the year from 9AM-5PM (October 1st - April 30th). Spencer talked about the Casa Grande Ruins National Monument.

The monument was built in layers about 35 feet tall by Hohokam Indians in the s. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, pre-Columbian ruins in south-central Arizona, U.S., in the Gila River valley immediately north of Coolidge.

Authorized as Casa Grande Ruins Reservation in and proclaimed as such inthe site was designated a national monument in It has an area of. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument Paperback – March 1, by Rose Houk (Author) › Visit Amazon's Rose Houk Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central Cited by: 2. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: Small with a lot of history. - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Coolidge, AZ, at Tripadvisor.4/5().

Two days after Christmas we left Utah, traveling south for an week trip. After a full day of driving we made our first stop at Casa Grande National Monument, a Hohokam archaeological site that centers around the 4-story great house (Casa Grande).

I've been to numerous Ancestral Puebloan and Sinaguan dwelling sites but was really. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument preserves an ancient Hohokam farming community and “Great House.” Created as the nation’s first archeological reserve inthe site was declared a National Monument in “in order that better provision may be made for the protection, preservation and care of the ruins and the ancient buildings and other objects of prehistoric interest.

Karl Pierce named new Superintendent at Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. COOLIDGE, AZ – Karl Pierce, a year veteran of the National Park Service (NPS) and over 26 years of federal service, has been named superintendent of Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Arizona.

The selection was announced recently by Sue Masica, Regional Director for the Intermountain Region. Leaving the Superstition Mountains, we made a not-so-bee-line for Tucson, Arizona.

In an effort to avoid tiresome highways, we happened across Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. This collection of ancient structures is remarkable for the size of the titular, free standing "Great House.". Even though it’s just an hour south of Phoenix, I had never been to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument in Coolidge (not, incidentally, in the town of Casa Grande).

Phillip hadn’t been since he was a kid, so we planned a pre-recital detour. Whether the Casa Grande was a gathering place for the Desert People or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument lies within the basin and range area of southern Arizona which is a part of the Sonoran Desert. The mountain ranges around the monument are pre-Cambrian granites and schists.

Some are cut by younger granitic rocks and flanked by tertiary lava flows. In Casa Grande Ruins National Monument, these facilities include the visitor center and all administrative buildings. Carrying a firearm is also prohibited in the main ruins visitation area because this area may only be accessed through the visitor center.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument - General Information. Arizona is home to several national and state parks. These parks offer a variety of attractions for visitors to enjoy. Many lesser known parks are overshadowed by the more well known parks. However, these parks often have amazing sites for.

Welcome to Friends of Casa Grande Ruins website. The Friends of Casa Grande Ruins is a non-profit, citizen-based organization formed to support Casa Grande Ruins National Monument and assist in the preservation, protection, interpretation, and enjoyment of the Monument for present and future generations.

We are committed to helping organize local and distant support for the Monument, build. Casa Grande is the largest structure built by the Hohokam and represents the height of their architecture. Casa Grande Ruins, the nation's first archeological preserve, protects the Casa Grande and other archeological sites within its boundaries, including remains of a walled village near the Big House and vestiges of other villages nearby.

An Ancestral Sonoran Desert People's farming community and "Great House" are preserved at Casa Grande Ruins. Whether the Casa Grande was a gathering place for the Desert People or simply a waypoint marker in an extensive system of canals and trading. For over a thousand years, the Hohokam Peoples of south central Arizona, farmed and hunted in the Salt and Gila River valley.

They built an extensive canal system to irrigate the dry desert land. During the Classic Period, beginning around AD, they began to concentrate in larger villages. Casa Grande was one of them. The four story tall Great House was completed around : Casa Grande Ruins National Monument protects the multi-story Great House and the ruins of other ancient structures built by the people of the Sonoran Desert over years ago.

Established as the nation's first archaeological reserve inthe Ruins sparked the beginning of the archaeological preservation movement in America.

Casa Grande Ruins National Monument: Casa Grande, or Great House, was built by ancient Sonoran Desert people around It’s unclear what the purpose of it was, but it’s four walls face the cardinal points of the compass and there are various openings that align with the sun and moon during certain celestial events, like the setting sun.

Also Known As: Casa Grande Ruins, Casa Grande National Monument, Casa Grande Ruins Reservation, and Casa Montezuma. Park Place or area set aside for recreation or preservation of a cultural or natural resource and under some form of government administration; not East Park: mi.

The Casa Grande Ruins (Great House) has been standing for more than years as a monument to the Sonoran Desert People and their way of life. Not a lot is known about the purpose of the house, but the mystery is part of the appeal.

When We Visited: February 1, Ages of Kids: [ ]. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument (CAGR) is located in Pinal County of south-central Arizona, midway between Phoenix and Tucson. It is km (1 mi) north of Coolidge (within Coolidge city limits) on State High and km (9 mi) west of Florence on Highway File Size: 3MB.

Looking for abbreviations of CAGR? It is Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument listed as CAGR. Casa Grande Ruins National Monument - How is Casa Grande Ruins National Monument abbreviated?

a new bill could add critical lands to Casa Grande Ruins National Monument. Casa Grande National Monument; Casa.National Monument Size: 2, acres visitors: 68, Stamp: Yes. Rating (): About the Monument. The most impressive feature of the Casa Grande Ruins is the four-story caliche structure, built some years ago.

Now protected by a concrete-and-steel canopy, it's purpose in the Hohokam culture has never been determined.The history of Casa Grande Ruins includes more than the archeological studies and ethnographic guesses about the Ancient Sonoran Desert people.

Stories compiled from written and photographic accounts range from diary entries of early explorers to photographs of work done by a Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) crew and tales of a great " Arizona.