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...
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...

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...
A collection of points discovered at the 8,700-year-old Woodhaven site. Credit Garth L. Baldwin.

Woodhaven (Washington)

In June of 2013, the Conservancy’s Western Regional Director Cory Wilkins, and President Mark Michel met in northern Washington with representatives of the Stillaguamish Tribe to discuss collaborating to preserve the tribe’s ancestral lands....
Gaylord Robb holds up a large sandstone slab that could have served as a door for a storage pit or a pit house. Credit: Chaz Evans/ The Archaeological Conservancy.

Virgin River Village (Utah)

Three years ago Gaylord Robb brought the Virgin River Village, five-acre prehistoric site located in southwest Utah, to the Conservancy’s attention. At the time, the Conservancy was in the process of acquiring Paragonah Mounds...
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....
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Watch the First Episode of our Virtual Tour Video Series

Take a guided tour of our preserves from the comfort of your living room in our new Virtual Tour Video Series! We are excited to take you on our first virtual tour to Arroyo Hondo Pueblo led...
This fragment of a trumpet-style pipe was found at the site. Courtesy Rochester Museum & Science Center.

Footer (New York)

There are oral traditions that recount the history of the alliance of the Haudenosaunee, or the League of the Iroquois, but how its formation is manifested in the archaeological record is much more difficult...
A reconstructed polychrome bowl recovered from the Kipp Ruin. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Kipp Ruin (New Mexico)

The Conservancy was gifted an 80-acre parcel containing the Kipp Ruin, a multi-component prehistoric community located on the floodplain of the Mimbres River,  in Southwest New Mexico. The site was first recorded by archaeologists...

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...