Roosevelt, AZ- The Salt River Project will be working on updating critical powerline
infrastructure near Tonto National Monument on July 10 th . Because of the power outage and
impacts to visitor safety, Tonto National Monument will be closed all day Monday.
Also, on Tuesday, July 11 th and Wednesday, July 12 th the museum will be partially closed due
to curators working on needed artifact conservation. Thank you for your patience and please
look forward to some additions to the exhibits coming soon.
Tonto National Monument protects two cliff dwellings built by the Salado people over 700 years
ago. Established as a national monument in 1907 by President Teddy Roosevelt, the cliff
dwellings were part of the early archeological preservation movement in America. Additional
information is available on the Monument’s website, www.nps.gov/tont , or you may call 928-
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