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Exploring Connecticut Archaeology: Early European Contact

June 23, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Location: Online

This Live Webinar be held on Tuesday, June 23rd at 7:00pm EST.


The Contact Period in Connecticut: Looking at Indigenous Sites from the 1630s and 1670s.

Dr. Farley’s presentation will focus on the first half-century of European colonization in Connecticut and the impact that this period had on the colony’s Indigenous people. We will be diving into this subject by way of two Pequot domestic sites: The site of Calluna Hill, which was occupied in 1637 during the height of the Pequot War, and the site of Monhantic Fort, which was occupied by Pequots and visited by their English allies during King Philip’s War in the 1670s.


William A. Farley, PhD, Assistant Professor, Southern Connecticut State University

Dr. Bill Farley

Dr. Bill Farley is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Southern Connecticut State University, where he has taught since receiving his doctorate from UConn in 2017. Dr. Farley currently serves on the executive board of the Archaeological Society of Connecticut. His work focuses on Indigenous and Euro-American interactions during the earliest decades of colonialism in Connecticut.


June 23, 2020
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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