Bailey Ruin

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Bailey Ruin
Nearest cityPinedale
Area12.4 acres (5.0 ha)
Architectural stylePueblo
NRHP reference #05001560[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 17, 2006[1]

Bailey Ruin is an archaeological site located in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. The site, also known as "Stott Ranch Ruin" and "Pope Ranch Site," was added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 17, 2006 for its historical and archaeological significance.[2]

Bailey Ruin, a well-preserved Ancient Puebloan site, was occupied from about AD 1275 to 1325, in the late Pueblo III Era to early Pueblo IV Era.[3]


View of Mogollon Rim, east of Pine, Arizona

The Bailey Ruins are located mainly in a ponderosa forest in the Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests and partly on a private ranch, about 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the Mogollon Rim at 6,808 feet (2,075 m) in elevation.[3]

Pueblo site[edit]

The site was a multi-storied complex of 200 to 250 rooms that appeared to grow gradually in size from AD 1275 to 1325. Around the turn of the 14th century, the plaza was enclosed by the addition of clusters of rooms. The site had several water sources: a cienega about 660 feet (200 m) from the pueblo and nearby springs. Currently there are shallow historic wells.[3]


Archaeological interest in the site began before the turn of the 20th century.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ National Register of Historic Places for Navajo County, Arizona. American Dreams, Inc. Retrieved 10-12-2011.
  3. ^ a b c d Bailey Ruin. Archived 2012-04-25 at the Wayback Machine Silver Creek Archaeological Project, Department of Anthropology, University of Arizona. 2002. Retrieved 10-12-2011.

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