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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 […]

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 […]

Connecticut Cultural Treasure: Mashantucket Pequot Museum

The Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center is a Connecticut Cultural Treasure! Enjoy this 5-minute video about the museum and research center. At the 4:30 mark, see Kevin McBride (project director) in our laboratories briefly discussing the Battlefields of the Pequot War research (with a few artifacts in hand)! Connecticut has an abundance of unique landmarks, nationally significant […]

Pequot War Wordle

Contrary to popular belief, historians like to have fun (even though we are a little geeky). Check out this Wordle, using text from Pequot War History!   Battlefields of the Pequot War Wordle