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

Old Indian House

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Old Indian House Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the
Old Indian House
Built by
Ensign John Sheldon 1698
It stood for 144 years
testifying to the tragedy of
Feb. 29, 1703
its stout door
which kept at bay
the French and Indians
13 now safe in Memorial Hall
where its hatchet-hewn edge
still tells the tale of
that fateful night

 
Location. 42° 32.76′ N, 72° 36.304′ W. Marker is in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Memorial is at the intersection of Albany Road and Old Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Albany Road. 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. John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins (within shouting distance of this marker); Deerfield Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Deerfield Village (within shouting distance of this marker); Deerfield Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell (about 300
Old Indian House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Old Indian House Marker
feet away, measured in a direct line); Rev. Samuel Mather M.A. (about 300 feet away); Home of Joseph Stebbins (about 600 feet away); John Stebbins Home Lot (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerfield.
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, French and Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 22, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 20, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 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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