Puebloan Period Petroglyph

Conservancy Protects 25-acre Addition to the Wells Petroglyph Preserve

The Archaeological Conservancy acquired a 25-acre tract adjacent to the Wells Petroglyph Preserve in Northern New Mexico on December 18th utilizing funds from our POINT emergency acquisition fund. The Wells Petroglyph preserve was established...
Aerial View of Serpent Mound

Update MW: Serpent Mound Vandalism, Vandal charged

When you ask someone what they know about archaeological sites in Ohio, earthworks are usually the first thing that comes to mind.  All over Ohio prehistoric people built earthworks that still remain with us...
The remains of the Carrillo Abode, oldest domestic building in Santa Rosa, Ca.

Preservation in the works for Carrillo Adobe in Santa Rosa

This past week personnel from TAC's western office toured the remains of the historic Carrillo Adobe in Santa Rosa, California. The Carrillo Adobe was constructed in the 1830s and is said to be the oldest...
Montezuma Castle, Arizona. The Archaeological Conservancy Tour 2015.

Traveling the Southwest of The Ancient Cliff Dwellers’

This Fall 31 Archaeological Conservancy members participated in the Conservancy’s 10 day Cliff Dweller’s tour across northern Arizona and Southwestern Colorado. These sites rank among the most amazing archaeological sites anywhere: walls and windows, towers...
The famous petroglyph rock known as Judaculla Rock.

Searching for Endangered Sites of North Carolina

In Search of Archaeological Sites of North Carolina: Part 2 of 2, East Coast Journeys After passing the Contentnea Creek Preserve near Wilson, the Conservancy’s Eastern Office set its sights westward toward the Great Smokey...
1843 Fort Nisqually, group touring. Photo Carol Estep, DuPont Historical Society.

1843 Fort Nisqually: The Fort that was Never a Fort

Last month the Oregon California Trail Association held their Fall meeting in the City of Dupont, Washington.  As a special part of the program later in the afternoon a group toured the 1843 Fort...
Tour participants at the Borax Lake Preserve. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Borax Lake Preserve: 12,000 Years of Prehistory

In May TAC’s Western Field Rep., Deanna Commons, gave a talk about the Borax Lake Preserve and a tour to the Sacramento Archaeological Society as part of their field trip exploring the archaeology of...

Update SW: Touring Chaco Canyon in Depth

Travelogue of The Chaco Canyon in Depth Southwest Conservancy Tour During the middle of September, Conservancy members explored the vast cultural system of Chaco Canyon and the extensive network of outlying communities that developed in...
Dia De Los Muertos Altar at the Zocolo.

The Lure of Oaxaca: Conservancy Tours for Day of the Dead

At The End of October, 28 Archaeological Conservancy members joined SW regional director Jim Walker and George Washington University archaeologist Jeff Blumster in Oaxaca for ten days of touring one of the most beautiful...

Update MW: The Mysteries of the Tracks Rocks Preserve of Barnesville

Barnesville Historical Society Visits the Barnesville Track Rocks Preserve, Ohio During a September visit, members of the Barnesville Historical Society gather around one of the Barnesville Track Rocks still showing signs of painting done before...