History of the Site Name
The site was named by land owner Jane Dillard for its location along the north and east side of the switchback turn in the access road to her house.
|ICR-106||Indian Camp Ranch Archaeological Survey|
Site Boundary Description
Site 5MT2032 adjoins four other Ancestral Pueblo sites. Basketmaker III period sites are designated to the east (5MT10714) and across a driveway to the west-northwest (5MT10711 and 5MT10713) from 5MT2032. A Pueblo II habitation (5MT2031) is directly north
Site Composition and Layout
The site is composed of a Basketmaker III hamlet and a PII masonry wall on the east side of a north-south trending ridge. Geophysical imaging, mapping, and testing revealed an eight to ten room upright slab roomblock, a large double chambered Basketmaker
Cultural Affiliation and Date Range of Occupation
Approximately 6 miles west of Cortez, Colorado, un a driveway at the end of County Road K.
Private Property, Indian Camp Ranch Lot 6, Jane Dillard}
Years of Crow Canyon Excavation
Percent Excavated by Crow Canyon
State of Colorado Archaeological Permits were obtained for each field season (2011-2014) to conduct archaeological research.
|2012-68||State of Colorado Survey and Testing Permit|
|2013-47||State of Colorado Excavation Permit|
|2014-77||State of Colorado Excavation Permit|