A flake (top) and a sherd found on the site. Credit: The Archaeological Conservancy.

Learning About The Corona Phase: English-Harkey (New Mexico)

Site Saved with POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Funds! Donate! Each donation will be matched dollar for dollar! The English-Harkey site lies in Lone Mountain Canyon, a few miles north of the Town of Carrizozo, New Mexico....
McCarty Mound, an unusual Woodland Period Mound, Lies in East St. Louis

McCarty Mound (Illinois)

The American Bottom is located across the Mississippi River from Saint Louis, Missouri, and it’s the largest expanse of floodplain on the river. Though it has a long history of human occupation, it’s been...
The circular earthwork is located in a wooded area. Archaeologists don’t know what purpose earthworks served.

Dingfelder Circle Earthworks (Pennsylvania)

The Dingfelder Circle, an earthen enclosure in Corry, Pennsylvania, that’s about two-feet high and roughly 200 feet in diameter, has been on the Conservancy’s radar for a very long time and is now finally...
All incised bird-effigy pipe. This is one of several effigy pipes found at the site of Queen Esther's Town.

Queen Esther’s Town (Pennsylvania)

The Queen Esther’s Town Preserve is located in Milan in northeast Pennsylvania. The site, which is more than 92 acres, sits along an expansive floodplain near the confluence of the Susquehanna and Chemung Rivers....

Rancho along the Rio: preserving Spanish Colonial culture in northern New Mexico

Southwest Region  | Santa Fe, New Mexico | Camino Real Site is located in a remote region south of Santa Fe near the Santa Fe River.  The site contains the ruins of a Spanish Colonial...
This specialized hoe shows signs of extensive wear.

Davis (New Mexico)

The Davis Ranch, which is located north of Quemado, in west-central New Mexico, is one-square mile in size and contains five separate prehistoric sites.  Tom Davis is donating five pieces of land that contain...
Vintage photo of Big Pond Furnace

Big Pond Furnace featured at the Maryland Iron Festival

The Conservancy's Big Pond Furnace Preserve was recently featured in this short video during the recent Maryland Iron Festival held on May 22 and 23.  Eastern Regional Director Kelley Berliner and Andre Weltman, Chairman...
An aerial view of the Danbury site. The new preserve is the open field to the right of the houses. Credit: Gregory Spatz.

Danbury Site Preservation: A Long And Winding Road

Danbury (Ohio) Today the western basin of Lake Erie is dominated by the cities of Windsor, Detroit, and Toledo, and a myriad of small cities and towns mostly serving the vacation trade. Prehistorically, American Indians...
The early morning sun shines on the Esmond 2 site.

Esmond (New York)

The 50-acre Esmond preserve contains two sites, known as Esmond 2 and 3, that date from the Late Archaic to the Early to Middle Woodland periods (3000 B.C. – 1000 A.D.). The sites were...

PRESS RELEASE | Ebbert Springs announces grand opening

PENNSYLVANIA - The Archaeological Conservancy’s Eastern Office is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Ebbert Spring Archaeological Preserve and Heritage Park. This park will be the culmination of years of effort by...