Update W: Monitoring Amazing Oregon Archaeological Preserves

Monitoring Oregon Preserves with the Western Office: This past week, the Western Office staff traveled to Oregon.  The busy time spent in Oregon included  visiting the locations of a few new projects, and meeting with...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
The Pamplin Pipe Factory Archaeological Preserve as it looks today. The original factory building burned in the early 1920s but remains preserved beneath the current structure.

Update E: Exploring Early Industry at the Pamplin Pipe Factory

In Central Virginia, near Appomattox, sits the small town of Pamplin, home to the Pamplin Pipe Factory Preserve, a Conservancy owned preserve since 2010. The site contains the remains of, what was at one...
Stunning Standing Stela at Copan

Traveling The Maya Highlands of Guatemala and Copán

One of the Conservancy’s most popular Central American tours is back again in March, 2018. We’ll be visiting the highlands of Guatemala and the incredible Mayan archaeological site of Copán in Honduras. Join us...