July 22, 2013

The Kodak House

The Kodak House, in Mesa Verde National Park, is not a case of product placement or corporate sponsorship gone awry, thankfully.

The reason why this is called the Kodak House is that camera equipment was stored in one of the rooms by early Mesa Verde investigator Gustaf Nordenskiold. When he first examined the site it had already been severely damaged by treasure hunters, so he just used it as a storage area while investigating more intact nearby locations such as The Long House and Nordenskiold Site #16 (You've seen my pictures of the Long House, but I did not have time to hike out to the overlook to see Site 16. Next time!)

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Posted by Jvstin at July 22, 2013 7:17 AM