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...

Archaeologists Reveal the Stories of Two 18th Century American Ships

Summary of Archaeologists Reveal the Stories of Two 18th Century American Ships Analysis of the remains of two 18th century ships have revealed information on colonial and post-colonial American maritime history. The first ship was discovered...
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Public Invited to Witness Archaeology excavation at Bentonville State Historic Site

The public is invited to watch an archaeology excavation on the grounds of the Harper House at the Bentonville State Historic Site, North Carolina. Participants will be able to observe the archaeological investigation from 11...
Mary Shinn/The Durango Herald A spiderweb of roads connects mostly natural-gas wells in the San Juan Basin south of Farmington. Advocates argue better planning could prevent hodgepodge development in southern areas of the basin where gas and oil companies are starting to use hydraulic fracturing to extract oil.

Wells creep toward Chaco

Summary of Wells creep toward Chaco: Advocates fight for better planning near ancient sites Chaco Culture National Historical Park is already surrounded by land leased for natural gas extraction, nearly 90 percent of the land...

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...
Michele Pierson sifts for artifacts Thursday at an archaeological dig on Big Talbot Island

Excavations Underway for Site with Mysterious Shell Ring

University of North Florida archaeologists and students have begun excavations on a site where the First Coast Native American Timucuan tribe’s ancestors left behind a 65-meter-wide ring of shells. First discovered in 1974, the...
Fort Galpin Archaeology Camp

Children Work Alongside Experts at Fort Galpin

20 fourth- and fifth-grade children recently attended the three-day archaeological camp at Fort Galpin hosted by the South Dakota State Historical Society. Fort Galpin was a post occupied by the American Fur Company in 1856 and...
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Bone Fragments Await Decision Under NAGPRA

Earlier this year, a 7-year-old girl brought an unusual fragment of bone and teeth for show-and-tell. She said she found it near the beach in Boca Raton. Her teacher called police suspecting that the...

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...

IN THE NEWS | Out of the Limelight, Onto the Mesa

Read about Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project Founder, Katherine Wells in the June 21, 2019 article from Rio Grande Sun: This is the seventh entry in "Women of Distinction," a series of profiles being published weekly...