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 […]
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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 […]
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 […]
Archaeological fieldwork has begin at the site of Saybrook Fort, in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, to search for a Pequot War era structure, the fort of Lieutenant Lion Gardiner built in 1635. This site was at and near several Pequot War battles.
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 […]
This report is the brief summation of research and field work completed during 2009-2012, and includes the site boundaries of the Battle of Mistick Fort. Download the Technical Report for the Battle of Mistick Fort: Site Identification and Documentation.
Visit us (the researchers!) when you visit the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center on April 19 and May 4 – see the programs below. We’re excited to see you! Friday, Apr. 19, 1-2:30 pm New Witnesses to the Pequot War Pequot War researchers Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec share new insights about the […]
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 […]
New Pequot War Articles at ConnecticutHistory.org! We have most recently been working with the staff of ConnecticutHistory.org (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 […]
Learn more about battlefield archaeology to take place at the site of Saybrook Fort in Old Saybrook, Connecticut, where a siege and battle took place during the Pequot War of 1636-1637. Project supported by the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program funded through a grant and by the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center.