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National Register of Historic Places Program:
University Indian Ruin Archeological Research District,
Tucson, Arizona

The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.

 

[Graphic] Weekly Highlight Property

This week's highlight is described in the National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month web feature

University Indian Ruin Archeological Research District
Pima County, Arizona
This district located in the northeast portion of the Tucson Basin in Pima County, Arizona, includes University Indian Ruin, a prehistoric archeological village, as well as a historic complex of archeological research facilities that was constructed in the 1930s. The archeological site consists of a large Classic period Hohokam village, occupied primarily between A.D. 1150 and 1450.

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