El Quartelejo Ruins facts for kids
Ruins of El Quartelejo
|Nearest city||Scott City, Kansas|
|NRHP reference No.||66000351|
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|Added to NRHP||October 15, 1966|
|Designated NHLD||July 19, 1964|
El Quartelejo, or El Cuartelejo (from Spanish cuartelejo, meaning far quarter or district), is the name given to the archeological ruins of the northernmost Indian pueblo. It is the only known pueblo in Kansas. It is in Lake Scott State Park. The ruins of the stone and adobe pueblo are north of Scott City, Kansas, on Ladder Creek.
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