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

Memorial Hall

 
 
Memorial Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Memorial Hall Marker
Inscription.  
Memorial Hall
Built in 1798
Occupied as Deerfield Academy
Until 1878
Dedicated in 1880 to the
Preservation of the Record of
Early Days in New England
by the
Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association

This Tablet is Erected on the
250th Anniversary of
The Incorporation of Deerfield 1923

 
Erected 1923.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 42° 32.594′ N, 72° 36.171′ 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. 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. Godfrey Nims (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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Rev. Samuel Mather M.A.
Memorial Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Memorial Hall Marker
(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.
 
Regarding Memorial Hall. In 1880 antiquarian George Sheldon assembled his collection and opened the Memorial Hall Museum. The collection is one of the finest collections of local antiquities in New England and one of America’s oldest museums.
 
 
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 52 times since then and 8 times this year. 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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