Posts Tagged ‘ Thank you! ’

Info for Fairfield (Southport), CT Landholders!

  Battle of Munnacommock Swamp / “Pequot Swamp Fight” July 13-14, 1637 The Fairfield Museum and History Center has embarked on an exciting new project in conjunction with the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program (ABPP), Connecticut Office of the State Archaeologist, the Connecticut State Historian and local institutions to study the last battle […]



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 […]



The Past and Present Collide: Digging Up History at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum

Recently, we were mentioned in a great article at SoRhodeIsland.com: The Past and Present Collide: Digging up History at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. “But that isn’t to say that all of the museum involves staring silently at figures. Quite the contrary, in fact, for the museum strives to make history an interactive […]



Technical Report: Battle of Mistick Fort Site Identification and Documentation

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.



Online at ConnecticutHistory.org!

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 […]



North Brookfield Historical Society – Research trip!

A significant part of our research at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is identifying local material culture collections associated with the Pequot War and King Philip’s War of 1675-1676. We have been lucky to work with people from across New England and the United States – as well as overseas – at small […]



Much Thanks to the Yankee Territory Coinshooters

The Battlefields of the Pequot War staff would like to send out a big thank you to our volunteers from the Yankee Territory Coinshooters, (the YTC), a metal detecting club based out of Connecticut. Several volunteers from the YTC tirelessly gave countless hours to help with remote-sensing training, metal detection equipment, and some serious legwork […]



New Stories about the Pequot War

Thanks to Mr. Collette at the New London Day for his fabulous March 11, 2010 article on Battlefields of the Pequot War. What a great way to get word out about the project! All the best, The “Battlefields” Team



Thank you!

Much thanks to our supporters of the Battlefields of the Pequot War project.