Rancho along the Rio: preserving Spanish Colonial culture in northern New Mexico

Southwest Region  | Santa Fe, New Mexico | Camino Real Site is located in a remote region south of Santa Fe near the Santa Fe River.  The site contains the ruins of a Spanish Colonial...
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...

Saving Sites: Thank You to POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Donors & Supporters

Thank you so much to all our amazing and generous donors for their support of the POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Fund.  Thank you for putting your dollars where it counts and sharing your commitment to...
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...
The prehistoric Yorktown Enclosure is hidden in this woods along Ind. 32 between Muncie and Yorktown. (Photo: The Archaeological Conservancy.)

Prehistoric Earthwork, Yorktown Enclosure, to be Permanently Preserved

Local real estate developer in Indiana Larry New has agreed to sell land encompassing the Yorktown Enclosure, a 2000 year old prehistoric earthwork, to a national preservation organization in order to create a permanent...
BRENT BRISTOL/FLICKR A site on Apache Mountain, where Apache warriors plunged to their deaths to avoid the U.S. cavalry, may soon overlook a copper mine.

Planned Arizona copper mine would put a hole in Apache archaeology

Summary of Planned Arizona copper mine would put a hole in Apache archaeology  and of  Apache tribe distressed by privatization of sacred land Native American Tribes, especially the Apache, archaeologist and other conservationists are upset about...
POINT 6 Logo Created by Artist Mathew Hanson-Weller featuring 6 hand drawn points.

POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Program Begins

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Albuquerque, New Mexico – June 14, 2017 - The Archaeological Conservancy is excited to announce the launch of the POINT-6 Program (Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures). This is the sixth phase of...
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...
It’s thought that the springhouse could have once served as a private fort.

Expanding Ebbert Spring Site preserve that spans Paleo-Indian to 19th Century

In 2010 the Conservancy negotiated an agreement with a real estate developer to acquire a 3.4-acre parcel of land in the center of a large industrial development in Antrim Township in south-central Pennsylvania. The...

Learn More about the Mesa Prieta Petroglyph Project

Learn more about the Archaeological Conservancy site, Wells Petroglyph Preserve in the recent article published by the Albuquerque Journal.  Read the article HERE. From the article: Amanda Fox, guide and Mesa Prieta Tour and Outreach Coordinator,...