Visting the Past with the Future: Dr. Jim Judge visits Chaco Canyon with his grandson. Credit Jim Judge and Bliss Bruen.

Saving America’s Archaeological Treasures

Give Future Generations the Gift of Archaeological Heritage! Please help us save irreplaceable archaeological treasures threatened across the country. This year, The Archaeological Conservancy was able to save 23 extraordinary archaeological sites from damage and destruction....
Totem outside of the Suquamish Tribe's longhouse.

Update W: Summit on Collaborative Land Use Planning

The Western regional office was proud to participate at the 8th Annual Cultural Resource Protection Summit on Collaborative Land Use Planning, held in beautiful and lush Suquamish, WA, on May 20 and 21. This very...
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,...
International Archaeology Day 2016

Celebrate International Archaeology Day 2016

This Coming Saturday The Archaeological Conservancy's many regions will be busy celebrating and educating on International Archaeology Day. If you are in the area please come and join us! Not near us? Search for...
re-enacting 18th-century Chickasaw life. The living village includes traditional regalia, stickball games, stomp dances, hide scraping and other activities that were common in the 1750s

Update SE: The Story of The Owners & The Tribe That Saved Ancestral Villages

This is the story of the owners and a Grant that saved Ancestral Chickasaw villages. While The Archaeological Conservancy was working on a deal to purchase and preserve ancestral Chickasaw villages in Mississippi, I became...

Saving Sites: Thank You to POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Donors & Supporters

Thank you so much to all our amazing and generous donors for their support of the POINT-6 Emergency Preservation Fund.  Thank you for putting your dollars where it counts and sharing your commitment to...
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 Archaeological Conservancy’s recent California acquisitions | Part 1: Terrarium

The acquisition and preservation of this unique California property continues the vision and work of its late owner, dahinda meda.  California | Despite limitations associated with the pandemic and the subsequent shutdowns, The Archaeological Conservancy...

PRESS RELEASE | Ebbert Springs announces grand opening

PENNSYLVANIA - The Archaeological Conservancy’s Eastern Office is pleased to announce the grand opening of the Ebbert Spring Archaeological Preserve and Heritage Park. This park will be the culmination of years of effort by...
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...