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Pequot Museum Farmstead 17th Century Encampment
September 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
One event on September 22, 2018 at 9:00am
The Pequot Museum Farmstead 17th Century Encampment will be held on September 21 and 22, 2018 at the Mashantucket Peqout Museum & Research Center. Visit the Pequot Museum Farmstead for a unique chance to experience Native American and European life in the 17th Century! Native, English, Dutch, and French re-enactors will portray different aspects of daily life (circa 1600-1700) outdoors for two full days. Visitors are encouraged to participate in a variety of activities including wampum making, cooking, militia drills, cannon drills, basket making, pottery, archery, lacrosse, children’s games and much more.
See living history displays from the Pequot War (1636-1637) and King Philips War (1675-1677) period. There will also be live cooking demonstrations, a stone tool workshop where visitors can make their own arrowheads and special food dishes available in the museum restaurant. Learn how to make an arrow, corn husk dolls, dip candles, and see how pottery was made three hundred years ago.
Daily admission to this event is free with the purchase of a general admission ticket to the museum. A general admission ticket must be purchased for each day of the event.
If you are a Museum Member, there is no additional cost to attend this event.
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