Not a sign of Spring at the Belmont Preserve

Back On The Road: Visiting 2 Virginia Preserves of Prehistory

Spring has arrived in the East, and with it comes increased travel to check on current preserves and potential new acquisitions. I headed to Central Virginia hoping that the weather would cooperate; it did...
UNC archaeologist Anna Agbe-Davies directs students at New Philadelphia dig in 2009. Photo Credit: Doug Carr, Illinois State Museum.

Site of First Town Founded by An African-American May Join National Park System

New Philadelphia National Historic Landmark May Join the National Park System New Philadelphia, Illinois is nationally significant as the first known town legally founded and registered by an African American before the Civil War. Since...
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...