Archaeologists Excavate Colonial Battlefield in New York

Summary of "Archaeologists Excavate NY Colonial Battleground" from ABC News online: An excavation of a section of Lake George Battlefield Park is currently being conducted by the State University of Adirondack for their annual six-week...
Aeial view of Pueblo Bonito, Chaco Canyon, Not licensed for use in commercial settings

What Can We Learn From Ancient Southwest’s Baby Boom?

Researchers at Washington State University have detailed one of the greatest baby booms in North American history - a centuries-long "growth blip" among southwestern Native Americans between 500 to 1300 A.D. It is suspected that the...

SPRING 2019 PREVIEW | Disappearing Digital Data

The following is an excerpt from the Spring 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  By Alexandra Witze COVER IMAGE: Archaeologists with Far Western Anthropological Research Group, Inc. collect data from a Paleo-Indian site in Cave Valley, Nevada ...
Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Saving America’s Archaeological Treasures

Give Future Generations the Gift of Archaeological Heritage! Please help us save irreplaceable archaeological treasures threatened across the country. This year, The Archaeological Conservancy was able to save 23 extraordinary archaeological sites from damage and destruction....
At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the first-known evidence of European presence in the Americas. CREDIT: Dale Wilson / Parks Canada

American Archaeology Fall 2018 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, FALL 2018, is now available! COVER: At the tip of Newfoundland’s Great Northern Peninsula lies L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site. This 1,000-year-old settlement is the...
Dr. Jess Robinson Vermont Archaeologist

Second Vermont State Archaeologist to serve

Dr. Jess Robinson has been selected to serve as Vermont’s new State Archaeologist. He is the second State Archaeologist to serve Vermont, since the General Assembly established the position in 1976. Jess replaces Giovanna...

Excavating Newly Discovered Ruins at America’s Biggest Shaker Settlement

Coming This Summer From Our UK-based Friends DigVentures: America’s Biggest Shaker Settlement To Be Unearthed With Help From Crowdfunders, US Military Veterans, and National Geographic This summer, DigVentures is returning to Upstate New York on a...
The Author and 'Doc' Dr. John Cottier last Summer.

In Memoriam Dr. John Cottier

We lost a dear friend here in the Southeast Region this week. On Monday, I learned that Dr. John Cottier, Associate Professor of Anthropology at Auburn University died of a heart attack in the...
Jared Pebworth and Mike Evans uncover the charred post. Photo TAC/Jessica Crawford.

Arkansas Archaeologists Find the Remains of de Soto’s Cross ?

By Mark Michel, Photos by Jessica Crawford Archaeologists with the Arkansas Archeological Survey just announced that they believe they have found the remains of a Christian cross erected at the Indian village of Casqui in...
Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde

The Archaeological Conservancy Announces Fall Tours of the Southwest

Explore the wonders of the past with the Archaeological Conservancy. From the remote jungles of Honduras to the pristine rivers of the American Southwest, our archaeological tours promise exciting adventures. For more than 20...