Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park

Wetherill reunion 2008 in the Ute Mountain Tribal Park. Fred Blackburn conducted the tour to Sandal House where the Wetherill brothers excavated ancient relics which were sold to the Denver Historical Society in 1890
IMG 5023  L-R Theresa Watson, Marie Garcia Shaffner, Fred Blackburn (Author), Phillip Langlouis, Blair Reeves, Alysha  Reeves,  Ralph Hall (Family Friend), Marietta Eaton, Richard Wetherill, LaWanda Eaton Smith,  Sara Stiles, Jim Shaffner, Raymond Reeves, Harvey Leake, Wendy Wetherill, Cris Fine, Rulon Wetherill. IMG 5020  Rulon and Wendy Wetherill, Ute Mountain Tribal Park Headquarters IMG 5027  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5028  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5036  Our group in Mancos Canyon below Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5043  Trail to Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.
IMG 5048  Harvey Leake in Sandal House.  John Wetherill inscription is behind him on his upper left. IMG 5050  Clayton Wetherill Inscription IMG 5052  Marietta Wetherill, Wendy Wetherill and Rulon Wetherill, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5054  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5056  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5058  Richard Wetherill Inscription
IMG 5066  Sandra Scott next to a Richard Wetherill Inscription, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5070  Jim Shaffner pointing to a rare Richard Wetherill inscription, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5072 IMG 5075  Pottery Chards on a  Sandal House wall, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5080  View South East from  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5087  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park
IMG 5104  Rock art,  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5134  Rare Richard Wetherill signature which says "R Wetherill Sept 28 88 3 1/2 pm  1-3 gal jar return  for it about oct 2" IMG 5106  Fred Blackburn log book with interpretation of Richard Wetherill inscription. IMG 5107  Fred Blackburn discussing Sandal House inscriptions. Rulon Wetherill behind him. IMG 5109  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. The junction of the two walls holds the Richard Wetherill inscription. IMG 5129  The Mancos River below Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park
IMG 5120  Wanda Eaton Smith and Marietta Eaton, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5122  Marietta Eaton, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5130  Pottery chards, corn cobs and stone tools, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5138  Harvey Leake and Wanda Eaton Smith, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5142  Blair Shiroma Reeves, Sara Cleaves Stiles and Marie Garcia Shaffner,  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park IMG 5145  Rulon Wetherill,  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park
IMG 5146  Phillip Langlouis, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5148  Gus and Sandra Scott, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5154  Harvey Leake, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5157  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. Pottery chards, corn cobs, tools and a skin pouch. IMG 5178  Art work on the walls of Sandal House. Notice the saddle drawing among the art work. Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5179  Fred Blackburn discusses Sandal House artifacts with the Wetherill family. Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.
IMG 5185  Rulon Wetherill helping the elderly Marietta Eaton from the ground while her sister LaWanda Eaton Smith and cousin Sarah Cleaves Stiles look on. IMG 5196  Jim Shaffner, Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5205  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5177  Richard Wetherill in Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park, 1888 IMG 5201  Wetherill family and friends at Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. L-R Sandra Scott (Family Friend), Fred Blackburn (Author), Alysha  Reeves, Blair Reeves, Raymond Reeves, Rulon Wetherill, Sarah Stiles, Wendy Wetherill, Theresa Watson, Jim Shaffner, LaWanda Smith, Ralph Hall (Family Friend), Harvey Leake, Phillip Langlouis, Cris Fine, Marietta Eaton, Gus Scott (Family Friend). IMG 5202  Wetherill family and friends at Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. L-R , Alysha  Reeves, Blair Reeves, Raymond Reeves, Rulon Wetherill, Sarah Stiles, Wendy Wetherill, Theresa Watson, Jim Shaffner, LaWanda Smith, Ralph Hall (Family Friend), Harvey Leake, Phillip Langlouis, Cris Fine, Marietta Eaton, Gus Scott (Family Friend).
IMG 5203  Art work at Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5207  Leaving  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park, Mancos River in the background. IMG 5209  Group leaving Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5218  Cris Fine at the entrance to  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5226  Cris Fine leaving  Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5241  The group stops to examine artifacts eroding from a slope next to the road.
IMG 5227  Marie Garcia Shaffner near the trail head to Sandal House, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5250  Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. Sandal House is up this Canyon. IMG 5257  Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. Sandal House is up this Canyon. IMG 5296  Johnson Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.  The Al and John Wetherill picture in 1891.  The previous two photos was taken near this spot. IMG 5297  Johnson Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. Sandal House is up this Canyon from Mancos Canyon. IMG 5301  Johnson Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.  Al and John Wetherill picture in 1891.
IMG 5300  Johnson Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.  The Al and John Wetherill picture in 1891 was taken near this spot. IMG 5302  Our group stops to look at the canyon that contains House of Many Windows. IMG 5303  Our group stops to look at the canyon that contains House of Many Windows. IMG 5306  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5307  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5308  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.
IMG 5309  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5310  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5314  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5312  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5311  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5316  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.
IMG 5317  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5319  Rock art in Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5321  Exiting Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park. IMG 5324  Exiting Mancos Canyon, Ute Mountain Tribal Park.