This longhouse was exposed during excavations directed by William Ritchie and Robert Funk in the 1960s.

Garoga (New York)

The Garoga site is perched on a hilltop overlooking Caroga Creek, a meandering tributary of the Mohawk River. Also referred to as Garogo, or Castle Hill, it contains the remains of a 16th-century Mohawk...
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...
Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Chaco Scholars Lend Support to Save Holmes Group Site

Chaco Canyon. 1000 years ago, all roads led there. Sadly, today modern roads have multiplied into a maze of archaeological destruction. Damage comes from oil and gas drilling; and looters gain easy access to...
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...

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...
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...

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...

Take a Virtual Tour of Wells Petroglyph Preserve!

Episode 4 of our Virtual Tour Video Series is Available Now! Our latest Virtual Tour Video we are taking you on a unique and informative tour of the Wells Petroglyph Preserve in northern New Mexico,...
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....
These Late Woodland stemmed points were found in the fields around both mounds of Sally Warren Mounds.

Sally Warren Mounds (Louisiana)

According to Louisiana state site files, the Sally Warren Mounds consist of “a large rectangular shaped mound” known as Mound A, and a “conical shaped burial mound” known as Mound B. Their presumed function...