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“Homol’ovi and Rock Art Ranch Pueblos and Petroglyphs” Tour

June 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - June 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm

Some Chevelon Canyon petroglyphs, photo by Richard Lange

RESCHEDULED TO JUNE 5 & 6, 2021  From Saturday, June 6 to Sunday, June 7, 2020, Old Pueblo Archaeology Center will sponsor the “Homol’ovi and Rock Art Ranch Pueblos and Petroglyphs” tour with archaeologist Rich Lange. This two-day tour will begin at Homolovi State Park Visitor Center (northeast of Winslow – take I-40 Exit 257 and drive 1.5 miles north on Hwy. 87) on June 6 at 1:00 p.m.  Archaeologist Rich Lange will lead this car-caravan educational tour to sites where archaeologists conducted excavations during the Arizona State Museum’s Homol’ovi Research Program from 1983 to 2016 and for which analyses and publications are still in progress. This will be an opportunity to visit three of the largest ancestral Hopi pueblos and an Early Agricultural-to-Great Pueblo period site in Homolovi State Park just outside of Winslow plus spectacular petroglyph panels near Winslow and at Rock Art Ranch south of Holbrook, Arizona. Sites to be visited include the Ancestral Pueblo village sites of Homolovi I (AD 1280-1400), Homolovi II (1360-1400), and Homolovi IV (1260-1280); a Basketmaker II (Early Agricultural) to Pueblo II/III stage (AD 500-850 and 1150-1225) village site; Brandy’s Pueblo (AD 1225-1254); a replica Navajo farmstead site; and petroglyphs dating between 8000 BC and the mid-1200s on the Rock Art Ranch in Chevelon Canyon south of Holbrook and at a rock art site near Winslow. Participants provide their own lodging, meals, and transportation.

The fee is $95 donation per person ($76 for Old Pueblo Archaeology Center and Pueblo Grande Museum Auxiliary members) includes all site entry fees and Old Pueblo’s expenses but no transportation, lodging, or meals. Reservations and payment required by 5 p.m. Friday May 29: 520-798-1201 or info@oldpueblo.org.



June 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
June 7, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
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