New York Archaeology Council

NYAC Website

The New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) was founded to raise awareness of archaeology and archaeological issues of New York State: to provide information of general interest on the history and prehistory of New York as well as about the field of archaeology that provides insight into that history, to provide educational resources about archaeology, to provide information on the conduct of professional archaeology in New York, to serve as a point of reference for anyone that needs to consider archaeological resources in compliance with various laws and regulations that often come into play during construction projects, and to increase the awareness of New York Archaeology to the general public.

New York Archaeology Announcements

Morgan Chapter NYSAA Summer Excavation

Come learn about archaeology!

Join us on August 11-12 and August 18-29 at the Tram Native America village site in Livonia, NY.  This will be our 3rd summer at this site and we have exciting plans.

There is a $20 registration fee to participate in this excavation.  All registrations must be received by Friday August 3rd.

How to register:
1. You must be a current member of the Morgan Chapter. Memberships are available to anyone 12-years of age or older.

Not a member or need to renew your membership? Use the attached membership form or obtain a membership form at our

​2.  ​Confirm the dates you will participate by sending an an email to  New or renewing members should also include a copy of their membership form.

​3.  Send your registration payment to Lori Hunt, 2 Ryder Cup Cir, Pittsford NY 14534.  Checks or electronic payments should be made out to Lewis H. Morgan Chapter, NYSAA.

Morgan Chapter Membership Form 2018 (24.9 KiB)

Tram Summer Excavation Opportunity 2018 (59.0 KiB)

New York Archaeology Association

NYSAA Website

The New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) is composed of avocational and professional archaeologists primarily within New York State, though some of its members can be found throughout the world. NYSAA stands to promote archaeological and historical study, and research covering the artifacts, rites, customs, beliefs and other phases of the lives and cultures of the American Indian occupants of New York State up to and including their contact with the Europeans. Recently, the Association has expanded its focus to include research upon Euro-American archaeological sites post-dating European Contact.