Walls Of Horseshoe House Horseshoe Hackberry And Holly
Of the six units of hovenweep national monument, the next most visited, after the main square tower ruins, are the horseshoe/hackberry and holly sites, all in colorado, and all dating from around 1300 ad. the first two are adjacent, contained within a 150 acre section of the monument at the upper end of hackberry canyon, while holly is one mile southwest, separated by a small strip of blm land. Pictures of the horseshoe, hackberry and holly groups, hovenweep national monument, colorado: the ruined walls of holly house. Pictures of the horseshoe, hackberry and holly groups, hovenweep national monument, colorado: smooth, reddish walls of horseshoe house. The trail leads from the horseshoe house over a small rise to the hackberry site roughly 500 yards, or just over 1/4 mile, away. there is another dirt road that also leads to the hackberry site but it is much easier just to walk over from the horseshoe group rather than to deal with yet another dirt road. Horseshoe and hackberry groups horseshoe was a small pueblo located a mile northeast of holly at the head of horseshoe canyon. the horseshoe group has roomblocks located in the canyon and probable ceremonial structures on the east and west sides of the canyon. horseshoe ruin had a dam at the head of the canyon to create a reservoir.
Ruin Below Horseshoe House Horseshoe Hackberry And Holly
Horseshoe group. the walking trail to hackberry canyon is a one mile round trip walk that includes the structures at both horseshoe and hackberry. structures at these sites were built approximately 800 years ago by the ancestors of today’s puebloan people. today their descendents are among the pueblos of new mexico and arizona. Photographs of the horseshoe/hackberry group and the holly group remote ruins in hovenweep national monument, colorado photographs of the horseshoe, hackberry and holly groups, hovenweep national monument circular tower. cliff below the tower. horseshoe house. walls of horseshoe house. interior of horseshoe house. ruin below horseshoe. Pictures of the horseshoe, hackberry and holly groups, hovenweep national monument, colorado: walls in the interior of horseshoe house. photographs of the horseshoe, hackberry and holly groups, hovenweep national monument. previous photo: walls in the interior of horseshoe house:. Unit type house (ruin 10) stronghold house (ruin 11) ruins in holly canyon ruin a, great house, hackberry castle towers [c and d] holly house ruins in hackberry canyon horseshoe house towers in the main yellow jacket canyon davis tower lion (littrell) tower mclean basin tower in sand canyon towers in road (wickyup) canyon towers of the mancos. Horseshoe house is composed of four masonry structures that together form a horseshoe shape. from the trail it is easy to see the precisely cut stone masonry that forms the outside wall of horseshoe house. each stone was shaped for a precise fit before being set into place.