No announcement yet.

Pequot museum team researching old battle sites

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • Pequot museum team researching old battle sites

    Groton, Connecticut (AP)

    An area where hundreds of Pequots died in a bloody massacre by colonial settlers and other American Indians in 1637 is being eyed as a possible National Battlefield site.

    The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is researching land there and elsewhere in Connecticut in hopes of having the area included in the federal list of such sites.

Join the online community forum celebrating Native American Culture, Pow Wows, tribes, music, art, and history.

Related Topics


  • Skabewis
    Art museum in KC manages redo amid cuts
    by Skabewis
    Kansas City, Missouri (AP)

    The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art is unveiling the first half of a $17.2 million improvement project during GMay, despite recent staff and program cuts.

    The museum in Kansas City announced a 10-percent reduction in operating costs three months ago....
    04-24-2009, 03:17 PM
  • Skabewis
    Burial mounds suspected in the Marquette County
    by Skabewis
    Endeavor, Wisconsin (AP)

    Surveyors suspect there are ancient Native American burial mounds in the Marquette County village of Endeavor.

    Village leaders considered several development proposals for the site, but federal law requires local tribes to first survey the area....
    01-02-2009, 10:28 AM
  • Skabewis
    Reward offered in possible looting of ancient burial mounds
    by Skabewis
    Unionville, Illinois (AP)

    Historic preservationists are offering a $2,000 reward they hope leads to an arrest in the possible looting of prehistoric American Indian burial mounds in far southern Illinois.

    Officials say someone recently dug three holes several feet wide...
    06-12-2008, 02:07 PM
  • Skabewis
    Team inspects Iowa’s Effigy Mounds for damage
    by Skabewis
    Cedar Rapids, Iowa (AP)

    A team of archaeologists under the direction of the National Park Service is working to determine if some unauthorized construction damaged the Effigy Mounds National Monument in northeast Iowa.

    The monument features over 200 mounds in the shape...
    05-03-2010, 04:22 PM
  • Skabewis
    7,000-year-old artifacts found near Vermont dairy
    by Skabewis
    Rutland, Vermont (AP)

    An archaeological dig on the site of a proposed Armed Forces Reserve Center in Rutland has turned up Native American artifacts that could be 7,000 years old.

    Scott Dillon, an archaeologist with the Vermont Department of Historic Preservation, tells...
    07-01-2010, 07:25 PM



There are no results that meet this criteria.

Sidebar Ad