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    Chaco Culture

    National Historical Park New Mexico

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Winter Solstice Events

Chaco sunset

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News Release Date: December 10, 2009
Contact: G. B. Cornucopia, (505) 786-7014 ext. 243
Contact: Russ Bodnar, (505) 786-7014 ext. 240

Winter Solstice Events:

Monday, Dec 21, 2009

6:45am Solstice Sunrise Program at Pueblo Bonito

Join Ranger GB Cornucopia for a special sunrise presentation at Pueblo Bonito. Drive to Pueblo Bonito parking lot. Walk 1/4 mile to Pueblo Bonito. Meet Ranger GB at the SE corner of Pueblo Bonito at 6:45am.

10:00 and 2:00pm Tours of Pueblo Bonito

Join Rangers for a special tour of Pueblo Bonito. Meet in the Pueblo Bonito parking lot.

Tuesday, Dec 22, 2009

7:00am Solstice Sunrise Program at Kin Kletso

Join Ranger GB Cornucopia for a special sunrise presentation at Kin Kletso. Park at Pueblo del Arroyo Parking Lot by 6:45am. Walk 1/4 mile to Kin Kletso.

10:00 and 2:00pm Tours of Casa Rinconada Join Rangers for a special tour of Pueblo Bonito. Meet at the Pueblo Bonito parking lot,

 

 

 

Did You Know?

R H Kern drawing of Pueblo Pintado

Many buildings got the names you see at the park today during an exploration under Lieutenant James Simpson in 1849. Simpson recorded the names given to him by one of his guides, Carravahal. They have linguistic origins in Spanish, Navajo, and Hopi.