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Old Deerfield Village Historic District


  • Address: Old Main St
  • Vicinity: W of US 5, bounded by Mill Village Rd, "The Street", Broughton's Pond Rd and Pogues Hole Rd
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District

An early outpost of New England's northwestern frontier, Deerfield was laid out in 1666 and settled a few years later. It was attacked and destroyed several times during French and Indian raids. It is now restored to its colonial appearance. - NRHP Registration, 9 October 1960

Visitor Center is in the Hall Tavern (1760), other historic buildings include:
Allen House
Ashley House
Stebbins House
Barnard Tavern
Dwight House
Frary House
Sheldon House
Wells-Thorn House
Williams House


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Asher Benjamin Architect
1650/00/00
1675/00/00
1704/00/00
1707/07/00 Rev John Williams Home Parson Williams's new house is completed during the summer of 1707. His children are living with relatives in Roxbury, Charlestown and Northampton.

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Particulars for Old Deerfield Village Historic District:
Area of Significance Exploration-settlement
Architectural Style Federal Style
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 66000774
Resource Type:
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Benjamin,Asher; et al.
Architectural Style: Greek revival, Federal
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Exploration-settlement
Applicable Criteria: Event
Period of Significance: 1650-1699, 1700-1749, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1825-1849
Significant Year: c 1650, 1675, 1704
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Recreation and Culture
Current Sub-Function: Museum

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