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 […]
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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 […]
One day left! Register at the door! Saturday, Sept. 13, 10 am-1 pm Battlefields of the Pequot War: Tour & Analysis Director of Research Dr. Kevin McBride leads a bus tour of the Mistick Battlefield (May 26, 1637), discussing scientific techniques used to identify the latest recovered artifacts. Afterward, enjoy a lunch of North Atlantic […]
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 […]
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.
Old Saybrook Landholder Meetings Battlefields of the Pequot War staff are hosting two upcoming meetings for landholders and the public in Old Saybrook. Where: Acton Public Library (2nd Floor Public Meeting Room) When: Wednesday, September 21st, at 10am When: Tuesday, September 27th, at 7pm Why: Battlefields of the Pequot War staff present an overview of […]
Battlefields of the Pequot War will be hosting a lecture at the Acton Public Library in Old Saybrook, Connecticut at 7PM on November 16, 2010. Dr. Kevin McBride and David Naumec of the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center will provide a brief overview of the Pequot War and present news from recent archaeological survey […]