COVID-19 Statement from The Archaeological Conservancy

From our President, Mark Michel: As the COVID-19 pandemic grows, staying connected is more important than ever. We hope this finds you and your friends and family healthy and safe. On behalf of all The Archaeological...

Looking Back at Blanchard Mounds: A Very Close Call

There are some days when the importance of preserving archaeological sites is painfully evident. An example of this occurred not too long ago in the Southeastern region. The story begins back on a cold...

New Grant for High Tech Research at Steel Earthworks

It might sounds like the name of some factory or industrial site, but rather it is actually the site of the highest concentration of small earthworks so far discovered in Ohio.This site,  known as...
Stairway up Mound 14, Ingomar Mound

Update SE: Visiting Ingomar Mounds Site

One of the responsibilities of the regional directors is to keep an eye on Conservancy sites in their region. Although we usually have local site stewards who help with this, whenever my travels take...
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...
Crow at Fort Parker 1871

Inviting the World to Share in the Preservation of Fort Parker, Montana

It’s not just the majestic landscapes of southern Montana, or the abundance of outdoor activities in nearby Livingston that attracts archaeologists, historians, and those who share in the region’s heritage to Fort Parker. The answer...
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Episode 3 of our Virtual Tour Video Series is Available Now!

Take a guided tour of our preserves from the comfort of your living room in our new Virtual Tour Video Series! We are excited to take you on our latest virtual tour to Arbuckle's Fort led...
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...
Approaching the Site

Update MW: Drone Fly Over at the Junction Earthworks Site

Junction Earthworks Preserve, near Chillicothe, Ohio were recently photographed in June from above by an aerial  drone. The prairie grass was  mowed to control invasive weeds. As an intermediate step, the the walking path...
Newark Earthworks, in Ohio, boasts the largest earthen enclosures in the world and we concluded the tour with a trip to the Great Circle and the Octagon Earthworks

Update MW: Moundbuilders’ of Ohio

The Midwestern office recently finished up an exciting tour of archaeological sites in Ohio.  We started the Moundbuilders Tour, 2015 in Columbus with an introductory presentation by Dr. Jarrod Burks.  He educated us about...