Battlefields of the Pequot War

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Battlefields of the Pequot War
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Location: Mashantucket, Connecticut, United States

Season Dates: May 28, 2014 - July 3, 2014
Application Deadline: May 16, 2013



Program Type
Field school

Affiliation: University of Connecticut

Project Director: Dr. Kevin McBride, University of Connecticut

Project Description

The University of Connecticut and Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center will offer a field school in battlefield archeology at a Pequot War battlefield; the Battle of Mistick Fort: English Retreat (May 26, 1637). The project is funded by a grant from the National Park Service American Battlefield Protection Program, and are part of a long-term effort to document the Battlefields of the Pequot War (Visit .  

Period(s) of Occupation: 17th Century

Project Size: 1-24 participants

Minimum Age: 18

Experience Required: None

Room and Board Arrangements

University housing and meal plans are available as well as some other options.  Contact Res Life at 860-486-2926 for a summer housing application or go to the website to learn more:

Academic Credit
Name of institution offering credit: University of Connecticut
Number of credits offered: 6-Credits
Tuition: $2,350

Contact Information
Dr. Kevin McBride
Department of Anthropology, UConn Unit 2176, 354 Mansfield Road,
Storrs, CT 06268
Phone: (860) 303 1114

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