Montezuma County Resources
Earliest records for Montezuma - births 1879 and deaths 1892.
- Montezuma County Vital Records Office
Montezuma County Clerk
109 West Main Street
Cortez, CO 81321-3154
Four Corners Genealogy Society
Mac & Shirley McInnis
P.O. Box 2636
Durango, CO 81302
Genealogical Research Society of Durango
Durango, CO 81301
- Family History Center
1800 East Empire Street
- Cortez Public Library,
- located at 801 East Montezuma Avenue
Dolores Public Library,
- adjacent to the town hall, is located on Highway 145
Mancos Public Library,
- is located at 121 North Main Street
two doors down from
the Town Hall
Mesa Verde National Park
Established by Congress on September 29, 1906, Mesa Verde - Spanish for "Green
Table" - is the first national park set aside to preserve the work of
the Mesa Verde National Park's Archaeological Museum is open 365 days a year
and houses the full range of artifacts uncovered in and near Mesa Verde.
Wetherill Mesa offers some of the best sightseeing and camera viewpoints in the
park. On a clear day many landmarks may be seen in all four states, including
Shiprock in New Mexico, Monument Valley in Arizona and Utah, Colorado's
Sleeping Ute Mountain to the west, and the rugged San Juans to the north and
Wetherill Mesa's Long House is the second largest ruin in the
Park and has ranger guided tours every half hour. Both Long House and the
self-guided Step House tours are a half mile in length. Badger House Community
on the mesa top is a three-quarter-mile long, self guided tour.
Mesa Verde Museum Association
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If this is you, please email me.
Gail Meyer Kilgore