Dioramas Spruce Tree House



As a major early National Park, Mesa Verde
was the site of much effort of the Civilian Conservation Corps
during the depression years.


along with the construction of many buildings and trails
the CCC constructed dioramas of what was considered the life of the Mesa Verde residents


hunting large animals



extended family groups living in the shelter of a cliff alcove


pit houses and the above ground dwellings




the alcove dwellers, showing the entrance to the kiva

Other Exhibits in the Museum


painting of the life at Mesa Verde


Rock Art


pottery made from coils

Dioramas Spruce Tree House

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