Fort Griswold tour caps battlefield archaeology conference

1 Oct 2018

Community Interest

The final event of the 10th Biennial Fields of Conflict Conference started Sunday morning with a 166-step vertical climb.

Eight attendees of the four-day battlefield archaeology conference, held this year at the Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, followed conference co-chairman and museum archaeologist David Naumec up the narrow spiral staircase inside the Groton Monument. The monument, located at the Fort Griswold Battlefield State Park, is the oldest obelisk in the country that visitors can enter.

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