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Crooked Water: Tuzigoot National Monument

For thousands of years, Verde Valley has been a human melting pot. Hunters and gatherers came first, searching for wild game and grasses. Traders followed, digging salt and minerals, and then settlers farming the fertile bottomlands. [caption id=”attachment_15704″ align=”alignleft” width=”335″ caption=”Built by the Sinagua about the year 1000, Tuzigoot sits on a ridge high above…