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What is this artifact? Is it from the Pequot War?

Could you be a forensic archaeologist? What do YOU think the artifact below is? Is it from the Pequot War? The artifact below is from the site of the Battle of Mistick Fort, May 26th, 1637 of the Pequot War. It is iron, and hand-wrought (generally from a 17th-18th century time period). What do you […]



Public Program: Native American Forts

Interested in Native American defensive forts in the Pequot War and King Philip’s War? Come visit us at the Pequot Museum to learn more! If you can’t make it, be sure to visit the Pequot Museum’s online exhibit about Monhantic Fort. Saturday, Nov. 12, 2-4 pm Native American Forts in Southern New England Join Director […]



Old Saybrook Landholder Meetings

Old Saybrook Landholder Meetings Battlefields of the Pequot War staff are hosting two upcoming meetings for landholders and the public in Old Saybrook. Where: Acton Public Library (2nd Floor Public Meeting Room) When: Wednesday, September 21st, at 10am When: Tuesday, September 27th, at 7pm Why: Battlefields of the Pequot War staff present an overview of […]



Sunday, May 22 – Memory & Legacy of the Pequot War

The Memory and Legacy of the Pequot War Sunday, May 22 1:00PM to 2:00PM Jabez Smith House Museum – Groton, CT Catch Dr. Kevin McBride at the Jabez Smith House in Groton this coming Sunday to discuss the results of our first phase of fieldwork at the Mystic Fort Battlefield site. Our analysis is ongoing, […]



Thursday, May 12th Program – Archaeology Results from Mistick Fort!

On Thursday, May 12th, at 7:00 pm, the Groton Town Hall Annex at 134 Groton Long Point Road, Groton, will host a program presented by the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Join Dr. Kevin McBride, the museum’s Director of Research and Associate Professor of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut, as he unveils results […]



Archaeology Results from the Battle at Mistick Fort

The Battlefields of the Pequot War project will be presenting two programs this spring, sharing the results from the 2010 Archaeology Field Season that took place in Mystic, Connecticut. Join Dr. Kevin McBride and project staff to learn results and analysis from Mistick Fort fieldwork, current research and what is coming up next for the […]



Old Saybrook Program – November 16, 2010

Battlefields of the Pequot War will be hosting a lecture at the Acton Public Library in Old Saybrook, Connecticut at 7PM on November 16, 2010. Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center will provide a brief overview of the Pequot War and present news from recent archaeological survey […]



Native Conflict Roundtable: October 30th, 2010

5th Annual Native American Archaeological Roundtable: NATIVE CONFLICT The Institute for American Indian Studies, 38 Curtis Road, Washington, CT On Saturday, October 30  from 1:00pm – 5:00pm see Battlefields of the Pequot War researchers David Naumec and Joseph Peters (Pequot)  provide a presentation entitled Fighting the Pequot War (1636-1638): A Historical and Archaeological accounting of Native […]



Upcoming Events: Mark your Calendar

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is planning two upcoming programs around the Battlefields of the Pequot War project. Mark your calendars, see you there! Saturday, Nov. 20, 10–11 am Pequot War: Technology & Tactics Join Museum Research Director Dr. Kevin McBride and military historian David Naumec to gain insights into the weapons and […]



Dr. Kevin McBride Presents at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History

Dr. Kevin McBride will be presenting on Friday, May 21 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia. Dr. McBride’s presentation, “The Evolution of Native Warfare in Southern New England: 1200-1637” will be among other in the session titled  “Native American Warfare in 17th Century New […]