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The ruins at Tonto National Monument are the usual draw for visitors, but during December, there will be a couple of opportunities to visit more remote spots

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December treats at Tonto National Monument

Come join a park ranger for an afternoon tour of Schoolhouse Platform Mound at 2 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 12 and enjoy its fascinating cultural history. Have you have ever wondered how people survived hundreds of years ago? The Schoolhouse Platform Mound was occupied for more than 100 years. Park Ranger Jan Harper will touch on farming, natural resource use, why Schoolhouse Platform Mound is different from others located in Tonto Basin, and other historical insights into the area.

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