Posts Tagged ‘ Fairfield ’

The Fields of Conflict Conference is Coming in 2018!

  Fields of Conflict 2018 Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is excited to announce that it has been selected to host the 2018 Fields of Conflict academic conference! Fields of Conflict is a interdisciplinary conference series which brings together scholars studying the various aspects of Conflict Archaeology.  It […]

Come Visit Expanded Pequot War Gallery!

Archaeology of Mistick Fort Exhibit Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center – Pequot War Gallery On Saturday, October 1, 2016 the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center opened an exciting new addition to the Pequot War Gallery. The “Archaeology of Mistick Fort” exhibit highlights the latest findings and over 60 artifacts from the Pequot Museum’s archaeological […]

Learn: Great Swamp Fight of Fairfield

The Great Swamp Fight of 1637: Fairfield, Conn. (WTNH) – 374 years ago a violent battle took place in July in a swamp located within the borders of what would become Fairfield. “It was one of the last battles of the war, and significant in that it was the final blow if you will […]

Did you know that Pequot War battlefields are located in Mystic, Old Saybrook, Fairfield, & Wethersfield, CT?

Pequot War battlefields not only took place throughout towns in Connecticut, there are also associated sites in Block Island, Rhode Island and Dover Plains, New York. Read more about these sites below. The 1st action of the Pequot war was on Block Island (August 1636). In retaliation for the murders of traders Oldham and Stone, English forces […]

Fairfield: Upcoming Program!

On April 14, 2010 at 7PM, join Dr. Kevin McBride and Battlefields staff at the Fairfield Museum and History Center. Dr. McBride will discuss the Battlefields of the Pequot War project, the Fairfield Swamp Fight of 1637 and share archaeological news and updates. See you there! The Battlefields Staff

The Pequot War

The Pequot War: Read the History