#TBT: “The Man Who Loves Ruins” from 1992

Throwback Thursday to a November 1992 article in the magazine Arizona Highways featuring our President and Co-founder Mark Michel. The article discusses how The Archaeological Conservancy was born from the idea that in order...

🍂Adventure awaits you this September!

Join us this fall on an archaeological adventure! Sign-up today and reserve your space!  UPCOMING TOURS: Highlights of the Northern Plains | September 3-8, 2022 The Archaeology of Ontario, Canada |  September 10-17, 2022 Cliff Dwellers | September...

An Account of the Destruction of the Forks of the Road Slave Market

In honor of Juneteenth, this is an account of the Destruction of the Forks of the Road Slave Market in Natchez, Mississippi by the US Colored Troops organized in Mississippi in 1863. This letter...

A Tribute to Fern Swenson (1954-2022)

Tributes by Dr. Paul Gardner and Dr. Mark Mitchell Accomplishments Compiled with the generous assistance of Dr. Mark Mitchell The archaeological community was saddened to hear of the passing of esteemed Plains archaeologist Fern Swenson. Fern was...

TAC and NEHFES complete the transfer of the CT Synagogue Site

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Chesterfield, CT | The Archaeological Conservancy and the New England Hebrew Farmers of the Emanuel Society (NEHFES) have completed the transfer of the synagogue parcel of the “NEHFES Synagogue and Creamery Site”...

A Snapshot of Subsistence and Rebellion

By Kelley Berliner VERMONT | The Egg Mountain site consists of a hillside settlement that was likely occupied from the late 1700s until approximately 1820. At least a dozen cellar holes, combined with stone walls...

Dr. Wernecke returns for a new virtual lecture on 6/23

?: 16,000-18,000 year-old artifacts from the Gault Site in Texas. On June 23, Dr. Clark Wernecke will return for a new presentation! In this talk, Dr. Wernecke will review the archaeological evidence that debunks the...

See what’s coming in the Summer Issue of American Archaeology

Get a preview of the summer issue of American Archaeology Magazine HERE!  Read article excerpts, book reviews, and more!  TAC Members should receive a copy in the mail soon!  Non-members can find a copy on...

Learn more about Prehistoric CA in our recent lecture recording

Watch the recording of "Research Potential of the Borax Lake Site: A Western Clovis Locality in California's North Coast Ranges" presented by Dr. Greg White!  The Borax Lake site was identified by a private citizen...

Watch the Recording of our 5/12 Virtual Lecture

If you missed Dr. Hannah Mattson's lecture on May 12, the recording is now available HERE. Learn more about the importance of directionality and color in traditional Pueblo worldviews and how these views may...