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Virtual Tour Video Series

Take a guided tour of our preserves from the comfort of your living room in our new Virtual Tour Video Series!  Episodes 1 through 5 are available now! 
Click here to watch our latest tour of the Sharrow Site in central Maine.

Identifying Good Government

By Michael Bawaya In August of 1970, the renowned anthropologist Robert Carneiro published a paper titled “A Theory of the Origin of the State” in...

The Altered States Of America

By Gayle Keck The present is catching up to the past. For millennia, Native Americans have entered altered states of consciousness for social, ceremonial, recreational,...

An Account of the Destruction of the Forks of the Road...

In honor of Juneteenth, this is an account of the Destruction of the Forks of the Road Slave Market in Natchez, Mississippi by the...

A Snapshot of Subsistence and Rebellion

By Kelley Berliner VERMONT | The Egg Mountain site consists of a hillside settlement that was likely occupied from the late 1700s until approximately 1820....