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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Listing of Upcoming Events

Check out the project's scheduled activities

Monday, April 14: Kevin McBride at the Mystic-Noank Library
Join Kevin McBride, research director at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center for a presentation on Battlefields of the Pequot War at the Mystic-Noank Library on Monday, April 14, 2014. Learn about the project, which has identified ...
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, ...
The Day: Digging for the truth about the Pequot War
Research and artifacts from local sites reveal that historic battle with British may not have been as one-sided as previously thought  By Brian Hallenbeck Mashantucket - The past, it seems, is always evolving. Few would know that better than the ...
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