Posts Tagged ‘ Public Program ’

Mark Your Calendars – 17th Century Encampment 2017!

Join us for the MPMRC’s 4th Annual 17th Century Encampment! The 4th Annual 17th Century Encampment will be this June 23 and 24, 2016! Over 50 Native American, European, and African American reenactors and historical interpreters will be encamped on the Pequot Museum Farmstead for this two day event where the visitors experienced different aspects of 17th Century life! […]



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 […]



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Last Call for 2016 Battlefield Field School!

Our 2016 Battlefield Archaeology Field School is about to begin!   The annual Pre-contact and Battlefield UConn Field Schools will begin the field season in a few weeks at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. They will learn archaeology field techniques and methods to apply at pre-contact and later historic sites.   Space is still […]



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 […]



Battlefield Archaeology at the Denison Homestead!

Battlefield Archaeology at the Denison Homestead Battlefield Archaeologists from the Pequot Museum led an archaeological dig onsite at the Denison Homestead this past July and August.  The goal of the survey was to both educate participants in archaeological survey methods and to search for evidence of 17th century occupation.  The Denison Homestead was built by […]



Teacher Workshop: 17th Century Summer Scholars

Are you a secondary school teacher looking for local Colonial and Native primary resources?  Join us for our first-ever Summer Scholar Workshop focusing on the 17th century in New England. Pulling from recent ground-breaking research on the Pequot War, join Research Director Kevin McBride as the Pequot Museum offers new perspectives, primary resource materials, and fun […]



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 […]



17th Century American Northeast Academic Conference

Academic Conference 17th Century Warfare, Diplomacy, & Society in the American Northeast October 18 & 19, 2013 ~ Friday and Saturday Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center In conjunction with its 15th anniversary, the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center presents 17th Century Warfare, Diplomacy, & Society in the American Northeast, a two-day interdisciplinary conference. It brings […]



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 […]