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Old Deerfield Historical Marker

 

Location of sign - Main Street in Deerfield, Massachusetts

 

Photo taken -  October 2006

 

Old Deerfield Historical Marker, Massachusetts

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Old Deerfield 

 

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 later Redeemed.


Massachusetts Bay Colony Tercentenary Commission

 

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