First Lady to visit Mesa Verde National Park

First Lady Laura Bush is making a surprise visit to Mesa Verde National Park in Colorado on Tuesday.

Bush will speak in honor of Mesa Verde's centennial year. The park, home to Pueblo ancestors, turns 100 on June 29.

About a half million people visit the park each year. More are expected for the centennial.

Get the Story:
First Lady to visit Mesa Verde (The Farmington Daily Times 5/22)
A rare peek inside ancient cliff dwellings (The Los Angeles Times 5/21)

Relevant Links:
Mesa Verde National Park - http://www.nps.gov/meve

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