Photo’s from the MPMRC’s 3rd Annual 17th Century Encampment! The 3rd Annual 17th Century Encampment was held on the museum farmstead on June 24 and 25, 2016! Over 50 Native American, European, and African American reenactors and historical interprtors joined us for this two day event where the visitors experienced different aspects of 17th Century life! This […]
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17th Century King Philip’s War Encampment & Reenactment! Daniel Benton Homestead – Tolland, CT Learn all about Connecticut in King Philip’s War this Sunday, May 8, 2016 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Daniel Benton Homestead at 170 Metcalf Road in Tolland, CT. A group of 17th-century historical interpreters will be at the […]
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 than just research; it has become the teacher. Over 150 university students have experienced archaeology on 17th century battlefields […]
Check out the Battle of Mistick Fort on the National Park Service website. Thanks, NPS! Stay tuned: analysis and results from study areas at the Battle of Mistick Fort will be coming soon.