After more than 375 years, the Pequot War (1636-1637) remains one of the most controversial and significant events in Colonial and Native history of America. The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is identifying and preserving battlefields and historical sites associated with the Pequot War. The primary goal of the Battlefields of the Pequot War project, […]

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Check out the project's scheduled activities

Teacher Workshop: 17th Century Summer Scholars
Are you a secondary school teacher looking for local Colonial and Native primary resources?  Join us for our first-ever Summer Scholar Workshop focusing on the 17th century in New England. Pulling from recent ground-breaking research on the ...
Archaeology Field Schools with UConn
Summer 2013: our FOURTH Battlefield Archaeology Field School! By working together, the University of Connecticut, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center and Kevin McBride (MPMRC research director and UConn associate professor of anthropology) the Pequot War project has become more ...
Do you know of any early American colonial history websites?
We would love to hear about any information you might have! The Battlefields of the Pequot War project will never stop collecting local history or local lore about early colonial Connecticut, or any seventeenth century, ...
Battlefield Archaeology at the Denison Homestead!
Battlefield Archaeology at the Denison Homestead Battlefield Archaeologists from the Pequot Museum led an archaeological dig onsite at the Denison Homestead this past July and August.  The goal of the survey was to both educate participants ...
Updated Contact Information
Hello Friends, We have updated our Contact Information. Please don't hesitate to contact us for any reason - suggestions, comments or concerns are always welcome. Can't wait to hear from you! - The Battlefields Staff