Prospect Hill Plantation

Prospect Hill Plantation (Mississippi)

The Archaeological Conservancy is raising funds through the crowdfunding site Indiegogo for the preservation of the Prospect Hill Plantation in Jefferson County, Mississippi. For the past several years preservationists have watched in alarm at the...
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Watch the First Episode of our 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! We are excited to take you on our first virtual tour to Arroyo Hondo Pueblo led...

Don’t miss our Virtual Lecture on March 10!

Join us on March 10 at 5 pm MDT as our Southeastern Regional Director Jessica Crawford presents "Preserving a Prehistoric City Beneath a Modern Town: The Archaeological Conservancy’s Troyville Preserve." From about AD 400 to...

Smith Family Preserve Prepares for Fall Opening

The Smith’s Family Preserve completed the installation of their information kiosk on March 30.  The project was completed through the combined efforts of generous donors, volunteers, schools, and government agencies. The Preserve would like thank...
It’s thought that the springhouse could have once served as a private fort.

Expanding Ebbert Spring Site preserve that spans Paleo-Indian to 19th Century

In 2010 the Conservancy negotiated an agreement with a real estate developer to acquire a 3.4-acre parcel of land in the center of a large industrial development in Antrim Township in south-central Pennsylvania. The...
Southwest Regional Director Jim Walker Examining the site

Saving an Ancestral Puebloan site: Manzanares Pueblo

Preserving this endangered archaeological site has been a long term project for the Conservancy. Your gift of $25, $50, $100 or more for the Preservation Fund designated for Manzanares Pueblo will make such a...

IN THE NEWS | Out of the Limelight, Onto the Mesa

Read about Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Founder, Katherine Wells in the June 21, 2019 article from Rio Grande Sun: This is the seventh entry in "Women of Distinction," a series of profiles being published weekly...

Donkey Drama on Stallings Island

Donkeys and goats were introduced on this Conservancy site in 2008 to control plant overgrowth.  Recently, an ill-mannered male donkey had to be removed from the island – and it was no small feat....
Mark Michel, the president of the Conservancy, walks behind an excavated masonry room. Credit: Jim Walker/The Archaeological Conservancy.

A Glimpse of The Zuni: Tinaja Pueblo

Tinaja Pueblo (New Mexico) The Conservancy recently acquired Tinaja Pueblo, a proto-Zuni site located near the foothills of the Zuni Mountains in the El Morro Valley of northwestern New Mexico. Named after the nearby abandoned...
The pueblo is now a grass-covered rubble mound that contains about sixty rooms. Credit: Chaz Evans/The Archaeological Conservancy.

Preserving An Ancestral Zuni Village: Amity Pueblo (New Mexico)

The upper Little Colorado River region of northeastern Arizona has a rich archaeological heritage with hundreds, if not thousands, of Ancestral Puebloan sites. This area is described by the Zuni people as an “umbilical...