South Deerfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
Bloody Brook Stone Slab
Location. 42° 28.919′ N, 72° 36.232′ W. Marker is in South Deerfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Marker is on North Main Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 North Main Street, South Deerfield MA 01373, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bloody Brook Monument (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Deerfield (approx. 4.1 miles away); a different marker also named Old Deerfield (approx. 4.9 miles away); Town of Greenfield (approx. 7.3 miles away); Leavitt-Hovey House 1797 (approx. 7.3 miles away); Hatfield (approx. 8.6 miles away); Capt. William Turner (approx. 8.6 miles away); Hadley (approx. 8.8 miles away).
Regarding Bloody Brook Stone Slab. This horizontal slab is “perhaps the oldest surviving monument to veterans in America,” write Eric B. Schultz and Michael J. Tougias in their 1999 book, King Philip’s War. It predates by many years the Bloody Brook Monument (see Other Nearby Markers, above). But
Also see . . . A Brief History. Short summary of King Philip’s War. (Submitted on November 4, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Native Americans • Notable Events • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 4, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 1,155 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 4, 2010, by Roger W. Sinnott of Chelmsford, Massachusetts. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.