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Deerfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Godfrey Nims

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Godfrey Nims Marker
Inscription.  
Godfrey Nims
Ancestor of All of the
Name of Nims
Settled in Deerfield 1674
Fought under Capt. Turner 1676
Bought this Home Lot 1692
His House Burned, His Wife
and Seven Children Captured
or Killed by Indians in 1704.
This New Hampshire Boulder was
Erected as a Memorial by the
Nims Family Association
1914

 
Erected 1914 by Nims Family Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 32.597′ N, 72° 36.177′ W. Marker is in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on Memorial St 0.1 miles east of Old Main St., on the right when traveling west. Located in front of the Memorial Hall Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 Memorial St, Deerfield MA 01342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Hall (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Barrett (a few steps from this marker); Old Deerfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deerfield Civil War Monument
Godfrey Nims Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Godfrey Nims Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Samuel Mather M.A. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Quinton Stockwell / Abigail Bullard Stockwell (approx. 0.2 miles away); Deerfield Massacre (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerfield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 15, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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