Posts Tagged ‘ Education ’

Guest Post: Kate Dupuis on Attending our Conference

Inspired and Impassioned: A Student’s Review of our “17th Century” Conference As a product of the social media generation, it’s not unusual that I heard about the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center’s 17th Century Warfare, Diplomacy, & Society in the American Northeast Academic Conference through Twitter (#mpwarcon).  As the first conference I’ve ever attended, I had no […]

What happens to artifacts after they get dug up?

Last week, Tedd Levy (Old Saybrook Historical Society Trustee) and Robert Lorenz (photographer) visited our staff at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. Tedd and Bob were curious… What happens to artifacts after they get dug up? Tedd and Bob have watched archaeologists excavate at the battlefield site of the “Siege and Battles of […]

Battlefields of the Pequot War Exhibit at Old Saybrook Historical Society

The Battlefields of the Pequot War has arrived…in Old Saybrook! Visit the Old Saybrook Historical Society to see our mini-exhibit and learn about the Battlefields of the Pequot War project, our field work in Old Saybrook, and battlefield archaeology.  Our exhibit is inside the General William Hart House. We hope you enjoy – let us know what you think! The […]

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 than just research; it has become the teacher. Over 150 university students have experienced archaeology on 17th century battlefields […]

Online at!

New Pequot War Articles at! We have most recently been working with the staff of (who are, by the way, a delight!) in prepping and editing articles about the Pequot War for this go-to catch-all Connecticut history website. Take some time to peruse the depths of Connecticut history available…we certainly did! You can find our […]

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, […]

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 […]

Visitors from Afar!

During the summer of 2010 the University of Connecticut conducted a Battlefield Archaeological Field School where university students learned and worked alongside museum archaeologists at Pequot War battlefield sites in Mystic, Connecticut. During their stay, the field school students not only learned battlefield and traditional archaeological field methods, they had the chance to meet and […]