Our 2016 Battlefield Archaeology Field School is about to begin! The annual Pre-contact and Battlefield UConn Field Schools will begin the field season in a few weeks at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. They will learn archaeology field techniques and methods to apply at pre-contact and later historic sites. Space is still […]
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Update: our 2014 UConn Battlefield Archaeology Field School is underway! Students are currently excavating the second half of the second phase of the Battle of Mistick Fort. The area the students are excavating covers approximately 10-15 acres, and is the site of a battle between the Pequot and the retreating English and Native allied force. This battlefield […]
2014 UConn Field School in Battlefield Archaeology May 28 through July 3, 2014 Sponsored by: UConn Department of Anthropology Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program The University of Connecticut and Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center will offer a field school in battlefield archaeology at a seventeenth century battlefield from the […]
Archaeological fieldwork has begin at the site of Saybrook Fort, in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, to search for a Pequot War era structure, the fort of Lieutenant Lion Gardiner built in 1635. This site was at and near several Pequot War battles.