Archive for September 2016

New Pequot War Exhibit Opening October 1, 2016

Archaeology of Mistick Fort Exhibit Opening October 1, 2016 at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center in the Pequot War Gallery On Saturday, October 1, 2016 the Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center will open an exciting new addition to the Pequot War Gallery. The “Archaeology of Mistick Fort” exhibit will highlight the project’s latest […]

Do you have information to share?

Can you help us with our research? We are looking for objects, old diaries and oral traditions related to King Philip’s War, and in particular the battle of Turner’s Falls (Battle of Great Falls / Wissantinnewag-Peskeompskut). Our researchers are currently working with private individuals and historical societies to document existing artifact and document collections pertaining […]

Introducing the Turner’s Falls Consortium!

Introducing the Turner’s Falls Consortium The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center and Anthropology Department at the University of Connecticut have been asked by the Battlefield Study Advisory Board to conduct the research phase for the King Philip’s War Battle of Great Falls/Wissantinnewag-Peskeompskut (May 19, 1676). The Battlefield Advisory Board is a consortium of three […]

October is Rhode Island Archaeology Month

Rhode Island Archaeology Month Come celebrate Rhode Island Archaeology Month with a wide-ranging program of events that provide opportunities to learn about our state’s rich archaeological heritage directly from leading researchers who are making the latest discoveries. Topics include Manisee heritage, geology and landscape of Paradise Valley, and the archaeology of children. All events are free and open […]