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...

PRESS RELEASE | The Archaeological Conservancy acquires a portion of the Bull Brook II...

The site was generously donated by Christopher Conley and Candace Christianson. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Ipswich, Massachusetts | A 2-acre property containing a portion of the Bull Brook II archaeological site is now permanently preserved. The site,...
Jug handles give Meyer pottery its distinctive character. Photo: Jim Walker/The Archaeological Conservancy.

Meyer Pottery Kiln (Texas)

After emigrating from Germany to Texas in 1884, William Meyer began working in a pottery workshop in Bexar County. After marrying the daughter of a fellow worker, Meyer and his new father-in-law, Franz Schultz,...
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...
In spring and summer, the Mount Bayou Mound is almost completely obscured by the thick growth of the Louisiana riverine environment. Credit:JESSICA CRAWFORD

The Mystery Of Mount Bayou Mound

Mount Bayou Mound (Louisiana)   Site Saved with POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Funds! Donate! Each donation will be matched dollar for dollar! The area in east-central Louisiana, where the Mount Bayou Mound is located, is characterized by...
The eight-foot-high Perthshire Mound is covered by trees. Credit: Archaeological Conservancy.

A Vestige of The Late Archaic: Perthshire Mound (Mississippi)

The Perthshire Mound site, named for the community in Mississippi in which it’s located, was first officially recorded in 1940. Unfortunately, there are no photos of the site and no sketch map from this...

The Archaeological Conservancy’s recent California acquisitions | Part 1: Terrarium

The acquisition and preservation of this unique California property continues the vision and work of its late owner, dahinda meda.  California | Despite limitations associated with the pandemic and the subsequent shutdowns, The Archaeological Conservancy...
Windover Florida Archaeological Site

Windover (Florida)

Around 8,000 years ago near the east coast of central Florida, a group of Archaic people lived by a small pond. Eventually they died, and their remains were buried in the pond. Their existence...
This chert biface tool was found at the site.

Siemer (California)

Last winter the Siemer family contacted the Conservancy about buying their property in northeast California. The Siemers own 300 acres that are located on the south-central edge of Big Valley and border the Modoc...
Jackson Flat Utah

Jackson Flat Reservoir (Utah)

Jackson Flat Reservoir was constructed to store irrigation water for Kane County Water Conservancy users. Before the reservoir was built, archaeologists from HRA Inc. and other organizations excavated 10 prehistoric sites in the construction...