State Archaeologist Dr. Kurt Carr explains the excavations being done by the State Museum of Pennsylvania at Fort Hunter north of Harrisburg, PA.

The French and Indian War Tour This Fall the Eastern Regional Office of the Conservancy wrapped up its French and Indian War Tour. For the tour we traveled across New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland to...
Example of Projectile point from Mississippi Prehistoric Site.

To of my friends here in the Southeast, and across many parts of the country, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) issue and protests may seem a bit far away- like something that's happening to...
The Biesterfeldt Site Archaeological Preserve, North Dakota. Lush grass, few neighbors, no problems.

WASHINGTON – As the National Park Service enters its second century of service and strives to tell a more inclusive and diverse story of America’s history, U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today...
Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Give Future Generations the Gift of Archaeological Heritage! Please help us save irreplaceable archaeological treasures threatened across the country. This year, The Archaeological Conservancy was able to save 23 extraordinary archaeological sites from damage and destruction....

Two of our amazing winter Archaeological Adventures, The Hidden Maya: Chiapas to Tabasco and the Maya Empire: Belize to Tikal still have spaces available for you to join us. Give the gift of travel!...
International Archaeology Day 2016

This Coming Saturday The Archaeological Conservancy's many regions will be busy celebrating and educating on International Archaeology Day. If you are in the area please come and join us! Not near us? Search for...
1843 Fort Nisqually, group touring. Photo Carol Estep, DuPont Historical Society.

Last month the Oregon California Trail Association held their Fall meeting in the City of Dupont, Washington.  As a special part of the program later in the afternoon a group toured the 1843 Fort...
The famous petroglyph rock known as Judaculla Rock.

In Search of Archaeological Sites of North Carolina: Part 2 of 2, East Coast Journeys After passing the Contentnea Creek Preserve near Wilson, the Conservancy’s Eastern Office set its sights westward toward the Great Smokey...
The environment where the 18th century Tuscarora village of Catechna at the Koon’s Landing site is located. Photo: The Archaeological Conservancy.

TAC Archaeological Preserves of North Carolina: Part 1 of 2, East Coast Journeys Midsummer the Conservancy’s Eastern office staff traveled across the State of North Carolina, the southernmost state in the eastern office’s territory. Currently...
Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Chaco Canyon. 1000 years ago, all roads led there. Sadly, today modern roads have multiplied into a maze of archaeological destruction. Damage comes from oil and gas drilling; and looters gain easy access to...