Saturday, September 7th, 2019

 

Gardner Tours Native American Artifact Site Outside of Durango

Washington, DC – Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) toured an extensive site of Native American artifacts outside of Durango this week. During a site survey by the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) ahead of construction on the US Highway 550 project, a network of well-preserved ruins and artifacts was unearthed. The artifacts are likely more than 1,000 years old and will be preserved before construction begins, which is anticipated for spring 2020.  “It was remarkable to see the archaeological process to uncover the ruins and artifacts from Native Americans who called Colorado home long before any of us,” said Senator Gardner. “Collecting and preserving this part ofRead More