Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures is an emergency acquisition project is intended to purchase and preserve significant sites in danger of destruction. Every dollar you give to POINT-6 will be matched dollar for dollar, doubling your contribution to Protecting Our Irreplaceable National Treasures!
To date, new POINT-6 funds have been used to protect three significant archaeological sites.
- The Dein Ruin is a significant early twelfth-century archaeological site sits on a rocky terrace overlooking Aztec Ruins National Monument. Experts believe that Dein was part of an important ceremonial center in the larger Chaco Canyon system with two great Kivas and Chaco Road segments. Learn more: Dein Ruin
- The second parcel of Chickasawba Mounds, Arkansas, which was continuously occupied from the Late Archaic (ca. 3000 – 1500 B.C.) through the Proto-historic periods and was part of a chiefdom society. It is believed to have originally consisted of three mounds arranged around a plaza area. Learn more: Chickasawba Mounds
- The Tinaja Pueblo is a proto-Zuni site located near the foothills of the Zuni Mountains in the El Morro Valley, New Mexico. This 13th century masonry pueblo has more than 130 rooms and a large associated stone roomblock situated on a small mesa about thirty feet above the valley floor. Learn more: Tinaja Pueblo
This POINT-6 crowdfunding campaign makes cash immediately available to rescue sites that are in eminent danger. All donations can be made at www.give.archaeologicalconservancy.org . With these funds, the Conservancy will ensure that endangered sites are preserved for posterity, saving phenomenal pieces of America’s history and prehistory.
Learn More about POINT-6: Crowdfunding Launches to Protect Our Irreplaceable National Treasures (POINT-6)
About The Archaeological Conservancy: The Archaeological Conservancy, established in 1980, is the only national non-profit organization dedicated to acquiring and preserving the best of our nation’s remaining archaeological sites. Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the Conservancy also operates regional offices in Mississippi, Maryland, Ohio, and California. The Conservancy continues to be rated a 4 star charity by Charity Navigator. The Conservancy has preserved over 515 sites across the nation. Learn More: What The Archaeological Conservancy Does
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