Manitou Cliff Dwellings Photos

After Pike's Peak made Manitou Springs a major American tourist destination, entrepreneurs fleshed out the local sites by moving an ancient Pueblo village to Manitou Springs from a location near Mesa Verde in the early 1900s.

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Manitou Cliff Dwellings created as a tourist attraction in early 20th century. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Cliff Dwellings, a tourist attraction moved from near Mesa Verde over 100 years ago. Manitou Springs, CO.Native plants featured at Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Manitou Springs, CO.Prairie Coneflower at Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Manitou Springs, CO.
Manitou Cliff Dwellings created as a tourist attraction in early 20th century. Manitou Springs, CO.Manitou Cliff Dwellings, a tourist attraction moved from near Mesa Verde over 100 years ago. Manitou Springs, CO.Native plants featured at Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Manitou Springs, CO.Prairie Coneflower (Ratibida columnifera) at Manitou Cliff Dwellings. Manitou Springs, CO.

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