Cypress trees along the Albemarle Sound.

Update E: The Lost Colony – Our Neighborly Connection

This past August there was considerable excitement in the archaeology community when it was announced that researchers may have finally uncovered a clue about the fate of the Lost Colony in North Carolina. The...
photo by: Bert Wendell, Jr., ASV Nansemond Chapter.

Award Given by Virginia Archaeologists for Soapstone Quarry Preservation

The Archaeological Conservancy’s Eastern Regional Office was proud to recently take part in the presentation of the Council of Virginia Archaeologists (COVA) 2014 Virginia Sherman Award to Hanna Brooks Burress (center).  Hanna was recognized...

Smith Family Preserve Prepares for Fall Opening

The Smith’s Family Preserve completed the installation of their information kiosk on March 30.  The project was completed through the combined efforts of generous donors, volunteers, schools, and government agencies. The Preserve would like thank...
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Jim Walker, Southwest Regional Director, stands in what archaeologist suspect is one of two large great kivas on the site.

Donation made of significant Chaco Site: Now Saved the Dein Ruin

Albuquerque, New Mexico – March 1, 2018 – The Archaeological Conservancy recently acquired the Dein Ruin near Aztec, New Mexico. This significant early twelfth-century archaeological site sits on a rocky terrace overlooking Aztec Ruins...

We’re having a Watch Party on January 21!

Updated January 12, 2021 Join us for a special premiere of our new Virtual Tour of Arbuckle's Fort in West Virginia with special guests Drs. Kim and Stephen McBride! The Watch Party will broadcast on...
TThe Tram Preserve, containing the remains of a Seneca Village, with high summer vegetation.

Update E: Summer Site Work in Full Swing

Earlier this month Conservancy President Mark Michael joined the staff of the Eastern Regional Office in New York  for a great visit to a few Conservancy owned preserves, and to meet with landowners, of...
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...
Musician William Ross, a student in Jackson State University’s Classical Music Program, warms up for playing “Amazing Grace.” as part of the welcome. (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...
Group visit to Biderbost Preserve

Update W: Ancient Baskets New Again from Biderbost Preserve

The Western Office just did a very special visit to our Biderbost Preserve.  Cory Wilkins, Director of the Western Regional Office for TAC, met with Ed Carriere of the Suquamish tribe, Dr. Dale Croes...