Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events


 We are now accepting abstracts!


The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is hosting the 10th Bi-Annual International Fields of Conflict (FOC) Conference September 26-30, 2018. The conference will showcase new perspectives regarding conflict and diplomacy, conflict archaeology including new archaeological methods, military technologies, battlefield sites, and military archaeology, and social and physical landscape change as a result of war epidemics and battlefield medicine.

Title of presentation/paper
250 word abstract describing presentation/paper
Name of author(s)
Institutional affiliation of author(s), if applicable
Contact information: mailing address, phone and email
Send electronically in Microsoft Word .doc or PDF formats

Submission: Email abstracts by February 1, 2018 to Dr. Ashley Bissonnette, Senior Researcher at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center at abissonnette@pequotmuseum.org. Include “Abstract Submission, September 2018 FOC Conference” in the subject line.

Notification: You will receive an email notification no later than March 1, 2018 if your abstract has been received. All submitted abstracts undergo review and selection by conference committee. Abstracts highlighting International Indigenous Conflict are encouraged. Conference registration information and program will be sent by email or address.

Paper Length: Presentations are not to exceed 20 minutes in length (approximately 10 double-spaced pages). Please include a short biographical profile with your proposed paper or poster. Please note: full written papers must be submitted electronically by July 1, 2018. It is intended that a peer-reviewed publication will follow the conference.

For questions contact: Ashley Bissonnette, abissonnette@pequotmuseum.org or call at (860) 396-6803



What Have We Learned?

Tribal and Colonial Historians Reflect on the Battle of Great Falls

Saturday, March 26, 2016 

1:00 to 3:30 PM

Please join us for the third and final public presentation of the Battlefield Mapping Study to discuss Phase I of the King Philip’s War (1675-1676) Peskeompskut (Turners Falls) Battlefield project by the Mashantucket-Pequot Museum and Research Center Team.

The event is to be held at the auditorium of the Turners Falls High School, located at 222 Turnpike Road, Montague, MA

For a full schedule of the event please download our flyer: ABPP Mtg3 Poster 3.26.16.

We hope to see you there!


The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is re-opening May 15!

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center opens for the season on May 15, 2015. Join the celebration and engage in American Indian culture – past and present. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.pequotmuseum.org/default.aspx.


Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library Exhibit opening!

The Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library is featuring “Connecticut: 50 Objects/50 Stories” May 19-October 24, 2015. See some of the brass projectile points recovered from the battle of Mistick Fort! For more information, please visit http://chs.org/exhibition/connecticut-50-objects-50-stories/.