Montezuma Castle National Monument

21 May 2014
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The "castle" is located inside that cut-out in the center of the photo.
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Although named for Montezuma, there is no evidence Montezuma ever came this far north.
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Montezuma Castle.
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Grandma Bert's photo gives an idea how high the structure was above the canyon floor.
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Additional construction in conjunction with caves can be seen here.
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Another cave that would have provided shelter or safety from enemies.
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Observe the proximity of the smaller areas in the middle bottom of the photo to the "castle."
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A large water supply was very close to these cliff dwellings.