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JO ANN CLEVELAND 6/9/2015 2:16:56 PM

Awesome Jeana, so enjoyed your history of this place too! #1620508

Randall V. Rainey 6/11/2015 4:54:32 PM

Very nice!! Is this in Arizona near the Sedona? I think I have photographed there a few years ago. #11316694

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Mesa Verde, Spanish for green table, offers a spectacular look into the lives of the Ancestral Pueblo people who made it their home for over 700 years, from AD 600 to 1300. On June 29, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt established Mesa Verde National Park to "preserve the works of man," the first national park of its kind. After primarily living on the mesa top for 600 years, many Ancestral Puebloans began living in pueblos they built beneath the overhanging cliffs. The structures ranged in size from one-room storage units to villages of more than 150 rooms, and some that are a few stories high.

Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/50 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 35.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D

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