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Deerfield, Massachusetts Historical Markers

 
Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell Marker image, Touch for more information
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell Marker
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Deerfield — Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell
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 . . . — Map (db m141971) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Benjamin Barrett
Benjamin Barrett -Carpenter - Born 1653 – Died 1690 Soldier with Captain Turner 1676 Settled on Plum Tree Plain Deerfield 1684 Owner of this home Lot No. 27 when he died 1690 This memorial is erected by his lineal . . . — Map (db m141120) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Deerfield 1673 - 1973
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 . . . — Map (db m141333) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Deerfield Civil War Monument
In Grateful Appreciation of the Patriotism and self Sacrifice of Her Lamented Sons and Soldiers, Who for Their Country and for Freedom Laid Down Their Lives in the War of the Great Rebellion, Deerfield Erects This Monument A.D. . . . — Map (db m141862) WM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Deerfield Massacre
Feb 29, 1703-4 The unfortified house of Benoni Stebbins standing on this lot was held by 7 men besides women and children for three hours against the assault of 200 soldiers and the wiles of 140 Indians. under a French . . . — Map (db m141156) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Godfrey Nims
Godfrey Nims Ancestor of All of the Name of Nims Settled in Deerfield 1674 Fought under Capt. Turner 1676 Bought this Home Lot 1692 His House Burned, His Wife and Seven Children Captured or Killed by Indians in 1704. This New . . . — Map (db m141115) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Home of Joseph Stebbins
Home of Joseph Stebbins Born 1749 Died 1816 Lover of Liberty And Servant of His Country __________ Lieutenant of Minute Men Who Marched on the Lexington Alarm Captain at the Battle of Bunker Hill Fought at Stillwater . . . — Map (db m141334) HM WM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins
John Sheldon 1658 - 1733 Hannah Stebbins 1664 – 1704 Married Nov 5 1679 The Home Of John Sheldon Was On This Lot Here Feb 29 1704 His Wife And One Child Were Killed And Four Children Were Taken Captive By The . . . — Map (db m143814) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — John Stebbins Home Lot
This Marks the Home Lot where John Stebbins Grandson of Rowland the Emigrant A Permanent Settler of 1652 Lived and Died __________ A Soldier under Capt. Lothrop The Only Man Known who Escaped Unhurt At the Bloody Brooke . . . — Map (db m141336) HM WM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Memorial Hall
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 . . . — Map (db m141125) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Old Deerfield 1630 - 1930
Indian land called Pocomtuck, settled by men from Dedham in 1671. Attacked by Indians, burnt, and abandoned in 1675. Reoccupied and attacked in 1704 by French and Indians, who took 47 lives, and carried off 112 captives to Canada, of whom 60 were . . . — Map (db m48012) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Old Deerfield 1630 - 1930
Indian land called Pocomtuck, settled by men from Dedham in 1671. Attacked by Indians, burnt, and abandoned in 1675. Reoccupied and attacked in 1704 by French and Indians, who took 47 lives, and carried off 112 captives to Canada, of whom 60 were . . . — Map (db m48773) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Old Deerfield Village
Old Deerfield Village Has been Designated A Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the . . . — Map (db m141339) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Old Indian House
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 . . . — Map (db m141341) HM WM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Rev. Samuel Mather M.A.
In Memory Of Rev. Samuel Mather. M.A. Pioneer Minister of Deerfield 1673 – 75. Who lived in a house on this site. Born at Dorchester, 1650. Graduated Harvard College 1671. Married Hannah, Daughter of Governor Robert Treat Of . . . — Map (db m141956) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — SGT. Gregory Allen Belanger
” Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back” — Map (db m141109) WM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — The Village of Deerfield
The Village of Deerfield is an old settlement on an ancient site. The Mile-long street before you was originally a Native path. Ancestors of the Pocumtuck, an Algonquin people, lived here in their homeland for at least 8,000 years, travelling . . . — Map (db m141346) HM

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