Exploring Montezuma Castle National Monument in Arizona, USA with kids #Findyourpark

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Montezuma Castle. Jr. Ranger badge available. Dowload booklet online at http://www.nps.gov/moca/forkids/beajuniorranger.htm.

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Montezuma Castle National Monument protects a set of well-preserved cliff dwellings near the town of Camp Verde, Arizona, United States. The dwellings were built and used by the Sinagua people, a pre-Columbian culture closely related to the Hohokam and other indigenous peoples of the southwestern United States, between approximately 1100 and 1425 AD. The main structure comprises five stories and twenty rooms, and was built over the course of three centuries.

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Montezuma Castle National Monument. This cave dwelling, attributed to the Sinagua people, seems to have been built in the 13th century, about the time the French were building Notre Dame Cathedral. But by 1425, the Sinagua had vanished, and scientists are still trying to sort that out. Near Camp Verde, AZ....North of Phoenix.

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Montezuma's Castle and all other cliff dwellings and wells in the immediate area..fascinating and great for a day trip

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Montezuma-castle-national-monument- between phoenix & flagstaff

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