Posts Tagged ‘ Mystic Fort ’

The Fields of Conflict Conference is Coming in 2018!

  Fields of Conflict  Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center September 2018 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 […]



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 […]



MPMRC 17th Century Encampment – 2016!

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 […]



Pequot Museum 2016 Winter Schedule!

Open Every Wednesday for Museum Members! Although the Pequot Museum is closed for the winter (November 29, 2015 – March 31, 2016) the exhibits are open for Museum Members and Group Tours every Wednesday throughout the season! The museum will reopened for the 2016 season on April 1, 2016. During the interim the museum will be open […]



Meet & Watch & Greet at the Pequot Museum!

Join us for two summer programs at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center!   Fridays, July 12 & Aug. 2, 1-2:30 pm New Witnesses to the Pequot War Pequot War researchers Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec share new insights about the Battle at Mistick Fort based on their archaeological and historical research and […]



Mark your calendars for a new program!

Friday, April 19, 1-2:30 pm New Witnesses to the Pequot War We now know SO much more after several years of research! Come learn about all of the discoveries, and compare it to previous knowledge… Pequot War researchers Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec share new insights about the battle based on their archaeological and […]



NPR Interview: Kevin McBride discusses archaeology at “Retreat from Mistick Fort”

Retracing The British Retreat Route During the Pequot War ARCHAEOLOGISTS ARE TRACING THE ROUTE AND INTENSITY OF FIGHTING. By WNPR Staff Published: Jun 19, 2012 Audio: Dr. Kevin McBride interview on WNPR with Ray Hardman An Archeologist and a team of college students are spending the summer uncovering a little known chapter in Connecticut history. In 1637 […]



Video & News: Mistick Fort Retreat and Pequot Counterattacks, Recent Fieldwork

Recent article chronicling archaeology of the Battlefields of the Pequot War project. Fieldwork currently underway to document English & Native retreat from the Battle of Mistick Fort of the Pequot War in 1637, often referred to as the Mystic Massacre, when 77 English and Native soldiers attacked a Pequot fortified village.



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 […]