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,...
Potter Mound

Potter Mound (Arkansas)

Potter Mound is located on the Little River in the northeast portion of the state. This area is dense with mound sites, most of which date to the Parkin Phase (approximately A.D. 1350 to...
Some of the Many Petroglyphs at the Terrarium site that will be protected when the Conservancy and our Members are able to preserve the site. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Terrarium Site: A Window into The Pomo World of 2,000 Years Ago

The Conservancy is working to preserve a remarkable Central Pomo site in California. Populated about 2,000 years ago, the Terrarium site has the potential to yield new and important insights into the proto-Pomo expansion...

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...

IN THE NEWS | Learn more about the Saturday opening of Ebbert Spring Archaeological...

Published on July 30, 2019 by Joyce Nowell at The Herald Mail Media: PENNSYLVANIA — Nestled amongst the Greencastle-Antrim area’s commercial and industrial boom is the community’s newest historical feature — one that will give...
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...
A reconstructed pot recovered from a Swift Creek burial mound.

Bird Hammock (Florida)

The Conservancy recently acquired the first of three tracts of an important site near the city of Tallahassee, in northwest Florida. The Bird Hammock site is a multi-component site consisting of two burial mounds...

IN THE NEWS | Museum of Idaho offers tour to Wasden-Croft Archaeological Preserve

Published on August 19, 2019 by Adam Forsgren from EastIdahoNews.com: IDAHO FALLS | The Museum of Idaho is gearing up to take local ancient history lovers on a trip to explore a local archaeological site. The...

Krumcke Presents Master’s Thesis on Prospect Hill Preserve

From the Southeastern Field Office Natchez, Mississippi | The Archaeological Conservancy would like to congratulate Bryce Krumcke on his recent master’s thesis defense at the University of Mississippi.  Bryce’s thesis research at Prospect Hill Preserve...
Blockhouse 8 is seen in the foreground of this scale model of Fort Greenville.

Fort Greenville (Ohio)

 General Anthony Wayne was an important figure during the early formation of the American military. He led troops against the British during the American Revolution and was appointed commander-in-chief of the United States Army...