High Rise Apartment: Montezuma Castle National Monument, AZ

Montezuma Castle, a five-level cliff dwelling nestled into a limestone alcove high above the flood plain of Beaver Creek, isn’t a castle and has nothing to do with Montezuma. The misattribution is traced to the 1870s, when explorers, doubting that the area’s indigenous people could have built such elaborate structures 150 feet up a sheer […]

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