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...
Bidding Farewell to the Junction Group for now

3D Modeling the Junction Group Earthworks

The Junction Group sits among the aggregation of earthwork groups located in Ross County, Ohio.  The first description of the Junction Group appeared in Squire and Davis’ 1848 Ancient Monuments of the Mississippi Valley,...
Our Tour Group visiting the Dickson Mound Complex with our Tour of the Empire of Cahokia. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Sites Found & Lost along the Trail of the Ancient Mississippians

The Midwest Office recently conducted our “The Empire of Cahokia & the Ancient Mississippian World” bus tour.  We had a wonderfully diverse group of guests from all over the country that joined Paul Gardner,...
Clean-up underway at a new land addition to the Paragonah Mounds Preserve. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Clean-up At Paragonah Mounds, One of the Largest Known Fremont Sites

The Western Regional office just did a major cleanup at our Paragonah Mounds Preserve, Utah.  The land in the picture was recently acquired to expand the site that was acquired in 2013. There were...
Fort Parker, Montana, The First Crow Agency as it Looks Today. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Fort Parker & Montana’s “Indian Education for All” in Communities

How the public uses Archaeological Conservancy Preserves: Fort Parker, Montana Southwest Region update  The Archaeological Conservancy acquired 15 acres containing the ruins of Fort Parker in Park County, Montana in 2015 as our second archaeological...
After the welcome, guest were treated to musician William Ross, a student in Jackson State University’s Classical Music Program, playing “Amazing Grace.” (Photo H.P. Lail Photography)

Saving Places: Prospect Hill Open House

While most Conservancy preserves in the Southeast Region are prehistoric Native American earthworks, we do have a few more recent historic sites such as Colonial Era forts, Civil War earthworks, and we have one...
The MonocacyThe Monocacy River, a tributary of the Potomac River, flows next to the site. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Rosenstock Preserve: Living Along The Potomac Over 600 Years Ago

The Rosenstock Preserve, located not far from the Eastern Regional Office, became a Conservancy preserve in 2011.  Our office recently submitted a National Register of Historic Places nomination for this fantastic site. The National...
Azompa, Oaxaca City in the background.

Extraordinary Archaeology & Culture of Oaxaca Valley – VIDEO

In these two lovely tour videos below you can join along with The Archaeological Conservancy in Oaxaca for a taste of one of the most beautiful areas of Mexico: the Oaxaca Valley. Oaxaca lies...
State Archaeologist Dr. Kurt Carr explains the excavations being done by the State Museum of Pennsylvania at Fort Hunter north of Harrisburg, PA.

Touring The French & Indian War – Photo Blog

The French and Indian War Tour This Fall the Eastern Regional Office of the Conservancy wrapped up its French and Indian War Tour. For the tour we traveled across New York, Pennsylvania, and Maryland to...
Example of Projectile point from Mississippi Prehistoric Site.

Why Does The DAPL Matter in the Southeast? Or Anywhere?

To of my friends here in the Southeast, and across many parts of the country, the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) issue and protests may seem a bit far away- like something that's happening to...