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SPRING 2020 | A Zest For Maya Archaeology

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full...

SPRING 2020 | The Enduring Mystery Of Chichén Itzá

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full...

Emergency Acquisition Opportunity at Fortified Hill Earthwork – UPDATED

DONATE TO FORTIFIED HILL EARTHWORK SOUTHWESTERN OHIO  |  In September, The Archaeological Conservancy joined forces with local conservation organizations in Ohio to try our hand...

IN THE NEWS | Butler Co. residents hoping to preserve land...

Published on September 13, 2019 by Alexa Helwig from WKRC News in Ohio: HAMILTON, Ohio  | A sacred piece of land is up for sale...

Explore the Wonders of the Past

El Tajin was a Totonac capital occupied between AD 500 and 1200. Photo: The Archaeological Conservancy.

From the remote jungles of Honduras to the pristine rivers of the American Southwest, our archaeological tours promise exciting adventure. Whether you like touring Maya temples or learning about North American rock art, you’ll be sure to find a Conservancy tour that fits your interest. For more than 20 years, the Conservancy has conducted tours ranging in length from four days to two weeks. Expert guides always accompany our tours, providing unique insights about the places we visit. Tour regions include the American Midwest, Southeast, and Southwest, as well as Mexico and Central and South America. Click here to see all our tours >>

Yampa River Tour: June 5 – 12, 2020

On The River at the Yampa Rover Tour 2014.

Join us for a downriver adventure in Colorado and Utah, where you’ll float through Dinosaur National Monument and experience incredible scenery first described by explorer John Wesley Powell. On our 70-mile journey down the Yampa and Green Rivers you’ll visit remote archaeological sites, including Fremont culture rock art panels and prehistoric rock shelters. Greg Woodall, a Utah archaeologist, will accompany the tour. Learn More.

 

 

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Explore Peru: August 22 – Sept 5, 2020

From the golden tombs of the Moche on Peru’s coastal plain, to the splendor of Cuzco and the magic of Machu Picchu high in the Andes, our tour promises to be an unforgettable adventure. Dr. Douglas Smit of the University of Pennsylvania is an expert in the region’s archaeology will join us throughout the trip. Learn More. Learn More.

 

 

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The Archaeology of Ontario, Canada: Sept 12 – 18, 2020

The view at Old Fort Niagara overlooking Lake Ontario. The large stone building was a French fortification known as the French Castle.

Join us to explore the rich history and archaeology of Ontario, from prehistoric village sites to War of 1812 battlefields. On our journey we will meet with historians, archaeologists and native people at a variety of archaeological sites, museums, and interpretive centers. Some of the sites we will visit include Old Fort Erie, Fort George, the Museum of Ontario Archaeology, Sainte-Marie among the Hurons Mission site, Petroglyphs Provincial Park, Fort York, and the Royal Ontario Museum. We’ll also spend a night in picturesque Niagara Falls.  Learn More.

 

 

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The Best of the Southwest, Canada: Sept 12 – 22, 2020

Experience the cultural and scenic diversity of the American Southwest. Our trip explores Native American cultures, both past and present, in New Mexico, Arizona, and Colorado. Expert archaeologists accompany our daily visits to some of the region’s most famous archaeological sites. Learn More.

 

 

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