tower interior

tower interior

The Watch Tower at Desert View we were told was designed to provide an elevated observation point in which to see the canyon as well as a way to show early visitors the American Indian way of life.  Literature provided explains that:

The Watch Tower is not a restoration or copy of any particular Indian building, but a re-creation of the strange prehistoric towers found scattered over large areas of the Southwest.  Months of research by Mary Colter proceeded the actual construction, which took three years.

Read more: Day 34 – Grand Canyon and Williams Arizona | RV Travel Blog

from, Young Snowbirds travel blog

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2 Responses to tower interior

  1. Where is this? What building?

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