Wilburn “Sonny” Cockrell, an early ACUA Board member and pioneer underwater archaeologist. Sonny passed away October 8, 2014 in Tallahassee, Florida at age 73.

In Memoriam Wilburn ‘Sonny’ Cockrell

In Memoriam, Wilburn "Sonny" Cockrell, a pioneering American maritime archaeologist, passed away at the beginning of October at age 73 in Florida. Excerpted from http://www.maritimearchaeology.com/sonnycockrell Cockrell was notably one of the first underwater archaeologists to be...

The Arbuckle’s Fort Crowdfunding Campaign is Gaining Momentum and Media Attention – updated 10/7

The recently launched crowdfunding campaign to acquire and preserve Arbuckle's Fort in West Virginia is gaining momentum and the attention of the local media.  | Updated 10/7/2020  West Virginia | The Archaeological Conservancy, the West...

Wing Fort House Archaeological Project

From Cape Cod Times: Cape Cod's oldest town is in the midst of its 375th anniversary celebration, but evidence that it has been inhabited for much longer is being dug out of the soil at Spring...
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...

WINTER 2019 | Investigating The Vacant Quarter

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 David Malakoff In 1978, archaeologist Stephen Williams was touring ancient...

American Archaeology Winter 2018 is Here!

The most recent issue of American Archaeology Magazine, Winter 2018-19, is now available! COVER: These are three of the amazing items discovered by archaeologists who excavated Key Marco in southwest Florida in 1896. These...
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...
Peirce Island New Hampshire

Committee Seeks Funds to Excavate on Peirce Island

Summary of “Committee seeks $65K for Peirce Island archaeology study“, from Seacoast Online: The Peirce Island Committee (New Hampshire) is asking Portsmouth city officials to fund $65,000 for further archaeological study of Revolutionary War and...

Celebrate International Archaeology Day in California & New Mexico

Join The Archaeological Conservancy in Celebrating International Archaeology Day with lots of family fun in two of our Regions: in the Western region in San Diego, California and in the Southwestern Region in Santa...

SPRING 2019 PREVIEW | Righting Wrongs At Effigy Mounds

The following is an excerpt from the Spring 2019 Issue of American Archaeology Magazine.  By Julian Smith COVER IMAGE: Effigy Mounds’ officials bought so many new pieces of construction equipment that a shed was built to hold...