Lowry Ruin

30 mi. NW of Cortez via U.S. 160, Pleasant View, Colorado


A pueblo (c. 1060 AD) of 50 rooms, unusual in that it has a great kiva, a large ceremonial structure more commonly found in Arizona and New Mexico. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, July 19, 1964

National Register information 

Note: The following information comes from the NRHP database and has not been verified.
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
Area of significance
Archeology - Prehistoric
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
D - Information Potential
Property type
Historic function
Village site
Current function
Agricultural fields
Period of significance
1000-1499 BC
Number of properties
Contributing structures: 2