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

Deerfield

1673 - 1973

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Deerfield Marker
Inscription.  
Where Mohawk struck Pocumtuck pride,
Sentinel stalks of Indian corn
Still guard the Meadow of our world:
The sad silence of grass-grown graves
A frontier home on the falling ridge
And a cold gray February dawn.
All of America has lived here.
1673 Deerfield 1973

 
Location. 42° 33.135′ N, 72° 36.193′ W. Marker is in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main St and Old Main Street, on the left when traveling west on Main St. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Old Deerfield (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Village of Deerfield (approx. mile away); John Stebbins Home Lot (approx. 0.3 miles away); Home of Joseph Stebbins (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Deerfield Village (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Indian House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Deerfield Massacre (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerfield.
 
Categories.
Deerfield Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Deerfield Marker
Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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