A Brief History of Chaco Culture National Historical Park
A summary of the history of the Chaco Culture from AD 850 to the present day. Click here to download information.
The Geology Of Chaco Canyon
The landscape of Chaco Canyon is hauntingly beautiful. Sunlight and shadows play on towering rock walls where petroglyphs keep secret
the history of an ancient people. Click here to download information
on the geology of this wonderful place.
Chaco Canyon Place Names
In 1849, the Washington Expedition, a military reconnaissance under the direction of Lt. James Simpson, surveyed Navajo lands
and viewed and reported on the ancestral Puebloan and Navajo cultural sites now associated with Chaco Culture NHP. As he
described the individual sites for his report, he chose to givethem their proper names. Click here
to download information on the place names for these Chacoan sites.
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