The Lowry Pueblo National Historic Landmark is located within Canyons of Ancients National Monument in the four corners region of the American Southwest. Containing the highest known density of archaeological sites in the United States, the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument holds evidence of cultures and traditions spanning thousands of years. Sites within the monument include cliff dwellings, single family dwellings, great kivas, multi-storey adobe structures, shrines, rock paintings, petroglyphs and towers. Today, twenty-four native tribes claim cultural affiliation with Canyons of the Ancient National Monument.
The Lowry Pueblo National Historic Landmark is a Puebloan “Great House” that contains thirty-seven rooms, eight kivas, and one Great Kiva. Archaeologists have dated the construction and occupation of the site to 100 years in the 11th Century though there is evidence that people continued to use the site into the mid-1200s.