After the welcome, guest were treated to musician William Ross, a student in Jackson State University’s Classical Music Program, playing “Amazing Grace.” (Photo H.P. Lail Photography)

While most Conservancy preserves in the Southeast Region are prehistoric Native American earthworks, we do have a few more recent historic sites such as Colonial Era forts, Civil War earthworks, and we have one...
The MonocacyThe Monocacy River, a tributary of the Potomac River, flows next to the site. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

The Rosenstock Preserve, located not far from the Eastern Regional Office, became a Conservancy preserve in 2011.  Our office recently submitted a National Register of Historic Places nomination for this fantastic site. The National...
Azompa, Oaxaca City in the background.

In these two lovely tour videos below you can join along with The Archaeological Conservancy in Oaxaca for a taste of one of the most beautiful areas of Mexico: the Oaxaca Valley. Oaxaca lies...
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...