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

Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell

 
 
Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell Marker
Inscription.  
Erected In Memory of
Quinton Stockwell
and his wife
Abigail Bullard Stockwell

It was in their house, which stood on
this spot, that the Stockwells boarded
the Reverend Samuel Mather during the
earliest days of the settlement.

After Indians destroyed the town in
1675 during King Phillips War, Quinton
Stockwell was one of the stalwart few
who tried in 1677 to rebuild the town.
Captured in an Indian raid on September
19 of that year. He was marched to
Canada with his fellow captives, yet
endured and redeemed the next
spring by fellow colonists of the valley.

This monument to Quinton and Abigail is
is erected by a group of their descendants
to remember and honor the part this
courageous couple played in the
founding of Deerfield.

Dedicated August 21, 1983

 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 42° 32.736′ N, 72° 36.251′ W. Marker is in Deerfield
Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell Marker
, Massachusetts, in Barnstable County. Marker is on Main St 0.1 miles north of Albany Rd, on the right. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 70 Main 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. Rev. Samuel Mather M.A. (here, next to this marker); Deerfield Civil War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins (within shouting distance of this marker); Deerfield Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Indian House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Deerfield Village (about 300 feet away); Home of Joseph Stebbins (about 700 feet away); John Stebbins Home Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerfield.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 45 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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