Archaeologist Eric Brandan Blind excavates the walls of the Presidio Officers’ Club in June 2005. Photo: Liz Hafalia / SFC

Presidio’s colorful history preserved at Officers’ Club

Summary from Presidio’s colorful history preserved at Officers’ Club Archaeological excavation at the Presidio Officers’ Club is allowing the public to see San Francisco history dating back to when Napoleon was exiled. Founded in 1776 it...
LSU Rural Life Museum

Excavations at Chatsworth Plantation in Louisiana

A recent excavation of the old sugar mill at the 575-acre Chatsworth Plantation in south Baton Rouge has revealed an array of artifacts that help provide clues to archaeologists to what life was like...
Metal Detecting Work Underway at Queen Esther's Town. Credit: Binghamton University Fieldschool

Binghamton Field School Starts Work at Archaeological Preserve

The Archaeological Conservancy and Binghamton University  are very happy to announce the start of the 2017 Binghamton Field School investigating an 18th century Native American village site in northern Pennsylvania. The site, known as “Queen...

PHOTO TOUR | 2019 Aztecs, Toltecs, and Teotihuacános

Travel along with our recent tour group as they journey into the home of the Aztecs where they experience local culture, art, and ancient ruins on the 2019 Aztecs, Toltecs, and Teotihuacános. Scroll through the...
Archaeologists working at the Rising Whale site at Cape Espenberg, Alaska, have discovered several artifacts that were imported from East Asia. Credit: Photo courtesy University of Colorado

Evidence of Pre-Columbus Trade Found in Alaska House

Summary from Evidence of Pre-Columbus Trade Found in Alaska House Archaeologist from the University of Colorado working at the 'Rising Whale' site  at Cape Espenberg, Alaska have found bronze artifacts dating back at least 1,000 years,...
Mounds State Park, Indiana. The Anderson Mounds group.

Reservoir could threaten Great Mound

Summary From Reservoir could threaten Great Mound  The Anderson/Madison County Corporation for Economic Development is proposing construction of a $450 million reservoir that will dam the White River in an area around Mounds Mall and...
Werowocomoco Aerial photograph from Virginia Department of Historic Resource

VIMS to help protect key Native American site

Summary from VIMS to help protect key Native American site A recent grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation will give researchers at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science the funds to begin protecting...
Tennessee Historical Commission

37 Historic Preservation Grants Awarded to Tennessee Projects

Bill Haslam, governor of Tennessee, and the Tennessee Historical Commission announced Tuesday that 37 Historic Preservation Fund grants have been awarded to community organizations from the Historic Preservation Fund for programs and activities that support...

WINTER 2019 | The Paquimé Enigma

The following is an article excerpt from the Winter 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Elizabeth Lunday Paquimé has been a mystery since Spanish explorers...
Under 2 feet of topsoil, the archaeology team found stained soil circles – post holes from long-gone buildings and from disposal pits. COURTESY OF TONY BOUDREAUX

Rubbish dig casts new light on pre-Columbian village

Summary from Rubbish dig casts new light on pre-Columbian village  This past field season finding at Town Creek Indian Mound in Montgomery County, North Carolina, are leading to new interpretations of the site. The project is...