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The Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park is a historic site in Bloomfield, New Mexico. It features the 11th century Pueblo ruins that are popularly known as the Salmon Ruins.

Named after George Salmon and his family for being the 19th century homesteaders near the ruins, the Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park is a truly historical site. Its main highlight is the Chacoan Anasazi great house that is believed to be built around 1088 to 1100 AD. Some traces and evidence also points out that it could have been remodeled before its abandonment in the 13th century.

Listed on the US National Register of Historic Places, the Salmon Ruins and Heritage Park also contains the Salmon family homestead. There?s also a museum located on the site, known as the Salmon Ruins Museum.
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