El Quartelejo Ruins

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El Cuartelejo
CuartelejoKS.jpg
Ruins of El Quartelejo
El Quartelejo Ruins is located in Kansas
El Quartelejo Ruins
El Quartelejo Ruins is located in the United States
El Quartelejo Ruins
Nearest cityScott City, Kansas
Coordinates38°40′41″N 100°54′51″W / 38.67806°N 100.91417°W / 38.67806; -100.91417Coordinates: 38°40′41″N 100°54′51″W / 38.67806°N 100.91417°W / 38.67806; -100.91417
Built1650
NRHP reference #66000351
Significant dates
Added to NRHPOctober 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHLDJuly 19, 1964[2]
Map of Scott County from KDOT (map legend)

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.

References[change | change source]

  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
  2. "El Quartelejo". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Archived from the original on 2011-06-06. Retrieved 2008-04-03.

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