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...

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

Published on September 13, 2019 by Alexa Helwig from WKRC News in Ohio: HAMILTON, Ohio  | A sacred piece of land is up for sale in Butler County, and the community is trying to preserve...
U.S. Department of Energy representative Todd Stribley (left) and Conservancy President Mark Michel met last year to inspect the property. Credit: The Archaeological Conservancy.

Teapot Dome (Wyoming)

The Conservancy has established a new preserve in Wyoming, located about thirty-five miles north of Casper, on a portion of the Teapot Dome Oilfield, which is named after a local rock formation called Teapot...

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...

Students help in protecting ancient rock art at Smith’s Family Preserve

A recent article published by the San Antonio Express News, discusses the importance of student volunteers in preserving the ancient rock art sites at Smith's Family Preserve, owned by the Archaeological Conservancy.  Read 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...

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...
Small Mississippian-style arrow points have been found around Taylor Mound. Credit: The Archaeological Conservancy.

Taylor Mound (Mississippi)

Taylor Mound is largely a mystery. It hasn’t been professionally excavated, so all that’s known about it is that it stands approximately ten-feet tall and it’s surrounded by a midden that stretches for an...
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...

Learn more about our Eastern Preservation Efforts on 4/7!

Join us on April 7 at 5 pm Mountain Time as our Eastern Regional Director Kelley Berliner presents "The Archaeological Conservancy's Preservation Efforts in the East: from the Paleoindian through 20th-Century Industrial Sites." This lecture...