Mystic Massacre of 1637


The Mystic Massacre of 1637 (also known as the Pequot Massacre) was the pivotal event of the Pequot War (1636-1638) in New England fought between the English (along with their Native American allies the Mohegan and Narragansett tribes) and the Pequot tribe of modern-day Connecticut.

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  • 26 May 1637
    Mystic Massacre in which over 700 Pequots are killed, mostly women and children, by English colonists.