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Tuesday, September 17, 2013

Sinagua equinox event


V-Bar-V Heritage Site Fall Equinox Hike & Presentation

Ancient peoples of the Verde Valley were consumate astronomers who left a treasure trove of solar calendars and other etchings in the russet sandstone around Beaver Creek.  This Sunday, researcher and author Ken Zoll will be speaking on the petroglyphs of  V Bar V and hosting the autumnal equinox LIVE as it  passes over one of the site's Sinagua sunwatchers.  This is a rare opportunity to see both earth science and archeological research in action.  The hike is an easy 1 mile roundtrip.

WHEN:  Sunday Sept 22, 2013
TIME: 1 p.m.
FEE: $5 per vehicle or valid Red Rock of Federal Interagency Pass
GETTING THERE:
Take I17 north to the Sedona exit 198, turn right and go 2.8 miles on FR618 to the site.
INFO:
Red Rock Ranger District, Coconino National Forest, 
928-203-2900
http://www.redrockcountry.org/recreation/cultural/v-bar-v.shtml

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