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Preserves by State

The Archaeological Conservancy has established almost 600 archaeological preserves across the United States. The preservation process for each is ongoing, beginning with acquisition and continuing with the management and maintenance of each site. Click on the map below to find out about some of our preserves.

Our Preserves

From 18th-century frontier forts to Chacoan outliers, from paleo Indian sites to a Chinese immigrant garden, our preserves save the most significant archaeological sites in America. Explore the stories behind these archaeological wonders, and join us on a journey of discovery as we piece together the puzzle of our shared human heritage. Immerse yourself in the allure of the past and witness the wonders that continue to shape our understanding of bygone eras.

Become a Member

Become a member and receive an annual subscription to american archaeology for as little as $30/year

Help support the preservation of our cultural heritage.

With your donation of $30.00 or more ($25.00 for students/seniors), you'll become a member of The Archaeological Conservancy. As a member, you'll receive our quarterly magazine, American Archaeology. Members also enjoy digital access to a member portal where they can access digital copies of current issues and special invitations to virtual lectures, special events, and archaeological tours.