Archaeologist Ernie Boszhardt demystifying the HSS deposits

Update MW: Silver Mound Preserve Significant Sites Protected

Archaeological Conservancy Expands Ownership of National Historic Landmark The Archaeological Conservancy acquired an additional 40 acres of the Silver Mound archaeological site and National Historic Landmark in Jackson County, Wisconsin. Silver Mound is a unique geological...
The Faust Avenue Preserve.

Making The Cut: What Sites Are Worthy Conservancy Preserves?

While here at the Conservancy we wish we could save every site, being a non-profit we have to make the hard calls. We have blogged about some of the ways in which the Archaeological...

Update MW: The Mysteries of the Tracks Rocks Preserve of Barnesville

Barnesville Historical Society Visits the Barnesville Track Rocks Preserve, Ohio During a September visit, members of the Barnesville Historical Society gather around one of the Barnesville Track Rocks still showing signs of painting done before...
Anasazi Circle Tour Group on a blustery Day

Update MW: Touring The Center of The Hopewell World

The Midwestern office of the Archaeological Conservancy was excited to host special Conservancy members 'Anasazi Circle' from all over the country recently during an exciting tour of earthwork sites in Ohio. Each year this...
A historic ink and watercolor depiction of a Shaw & Brothers Tannery in Maine by Artist John Martin, 1882-1883, part of Metropolitan Museum of Art Archives.

Archaeology of Industry: F. Shaw & Brothers Tannery of Maine

Update East: Taking a look at our industrial preserves Here in TAC’s East office we have saved and protected three sites related to early historic industries in this country. One of them is the Pamplin...

Save This Site: Last Week of Crowdfunding to Protect Chaco Outlier

**Update 8/19: The crowdfunding for the Holmes Group Site was a great success. Thank you so much to each and every one of you for being a part of saving this phenomenal Chaco outlier...
Fort Adams Preserve Flooded by Frozen River.

Update Midwest: Winter Surprise at Fort Adams

Recently returning from a trip to eastern Indiana to negotiate the acquisition of the Yorktown Enclosure, Midwest Director Paul Gardner stopped by TAC's Fort Adams preserve in western Ohio. Unfortunately winter had not loosened...
Left to right: Robert Prospere, Jessica Crawford ( SE Regional Director), and Smokye Joe Frank

The Right Team: Our Eyes and Ears on the Ground

Update from the Southeast Regional Office: Continuing on the subject of how we find sites to acquire from our Eastern Regional Office update last week, one of our most important resources are Conservancy members themselves....
Clean-up underway at a new land addition to the Paragonah Mounds Preserve. Photo The Archaeological Conservancy.

Clean-up At Paragonah Mounds, One of the Largest Known Fremont Sites

The Western Regional office just did a major cleanup at our Paragonah Mounds Preserve, Utah.  The land in the picture was recently acquired to expand the site that was acquired in 2013. There were...

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...