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Ancient ceremonial cave, Frijoles Canyon, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930

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Summary:Ancient ceremonial cave, Frijoles Canyon, New Mexico, circa 1915-1930. Caption reads: "One climbs a series of ladders from the floor of Frijoles Canyon up and up a steep incline to a large ceremonial cave deeply set in the sheer cliff 150 feet above the stream. The ancient kiva in this cave has been restored as it was when the cave dwellers worshipped here in the forgotten days before history began." Postcard number: 81769; Postmark date: August 23, 1926; Message included.
Provider:Fred Harvey (Firm)
Century:1901-2000
Temporal subject: 1911-1920
1921-1930
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Zone :Frijoles Canyon
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:New Mexico
Topical subjects:Caves
Cliffs
Kivas
Genre:Postcards
ArchivesUM location:National Trust Library Postcard Collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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