Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites, Phoenix

Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites, Phoenix (must see)

Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites are pre-Columbian archaeological sites and ruins. It includes a historic platform mound and irrigation canals. The city manages the sites as the Pueblo Grande Museum Archaeological Park.The prehistoric Hohokam culture, one of four Oasisamerica traditions of the Ancient Pueblo People, created the archaeological structures and items of Pueblo Grande. It is believed that this area was settled around 450 CE.

Pueblo Grande features a large platform mound with retaining walls, that was formerly surmounted by walled structures. There were also many dwellings, and at least three ball courts. The Hohokam were the first people to practice irrigated agriculture in the region. The remnants of their irrigation canals are part of the historic site. The site was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1964. It consists of two parts, that were on adjacent properties, and both associated with the same history.
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Sight Name: Pueblo Grande Ruin and Irrigation Sites
Sight Location: Phoenix, USA
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark

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