Results for - Mesa Verde

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1. Mesa Verde is a U.S. National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. It is the largest archaeological preserve in the US and features numerous ruins of homes and villages built by ancestral people including more than 4000 archaeological sites and 600 cliff dwellings. Are you familiar with Mesa Verde?

I have visited Mesa Verde National Park.
6%
117 votes
I have heard of Mesa Verde but never visited the site.
33%
603 votes
I have never heard of Mesa Verde.
61%
1,123 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
13 votes

2. Mesa Verde is best known for cliff dwellings, structures built in caves and under outcroppings in cliffs. Mesa Verde's Cliff Palace is thought to be the largest cliff dwelling in North America. Have you ever seen a historic cliff dwelling?

Yes
15%
282 votes
No
84%
1,541 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
24 votes

3. Ancestral Puebloans inhabited Mesa Verde between 600 to 1300. They were mainly subsistence farmers, growing crops on nearby mesas. Men were also hunters. By the year 750 the people were building mesa-top villages made of adobe. In the late 1190s they began to build the cliff dwellings for which Mesa Verde is famous. Do you enjoy visiting historic sites and/or learning about ancient people?

Yes, I love history!
37%
673 votes
Yes, I find it somewhat interesting.
32%
598 votes
Not really...
32%
586 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
26 votes

4. Do you think you will visit Mesa Verde in the future?

Yes
14%
253 votes
No
38%
695 votes
Maybe
49%
900 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
19 votes
04/10/2015 Travel 1843 15 By: crsophiesmom
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