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...

Upholding The Law | American Archaeology

By David Malakoff This is an article excerpt from the Fall 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine. Become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy for your complimentary subscription.  The first glimpse was unforgettable and “overwhelming,” recalled...

American Archaeology’s Ten Most Interesting Articles Of 2017

As editor, I chose these amazing archaeology stories from the pages of American Archaeology magazine because each of them stood out for 2017 in some way—from the highly-disputed contention that humans occupied southern California...
Jessica Crawford, TAC Regional Director, receives special recognition from SEAC.

Regional Director Receives Special Award for Preserving SE Archaeological Sites

Jessica Crawford, The Archaeological Conservancy’s Southeast Regional Director, received an award of Special Recognition on November 10th from the Southeast Archaeological Conference, held this year in Tulsa.  The award was presented by SEAC President...
Slide Fire Firefighters Who Discovered Cabin

Historical Cabin Discovered Near Slide Fire

As of May 27, the Slide fire burning near Oak Creek Canyon in Arizona has consumed over 20,328 acres and is 35% contained. Firefighters sought out the help of archaeologists after discovering a previously unknown...
International Archaeology Day 2016

Celebrate International Archaeology Day 2016

This Coming Saturday The Archaeological Conservancy's many regions will be busy celebrating and educating on International Archaeology Day. If you are in the area please come and join us! Not near us? Search for...

WINTER 2019 | And Yet, They Persisted

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 Gayle Keck At Mak-‘amham restaurant in Berkeley, California, you can...

Forty Years of Preservation, a feature from American Archaeology

Since its inception in 1980, The Archaeological Conservancy has acquired more than 550 sites. By Paula Neely This is a full feature article from the Summer 2020 edition of American Archaeology Magazine to commemorate The Archaeological...

PHOTO TOUR | 2019 San Juan River Tour

Travel along with our recent tour group as they explore ruins and rock art along the San Juan River in Utah on the Sold Out 2019 San Juan River Tour. Scroll through the slider below for...

SPRING 2020 | The Archaeology Of Undocumented Migration

The following is an article excerpt from the Spring 2020 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  Become a member to subscribe and read the full story!  By Gayle Keck Miriam lost her backpack. Her name was painted...