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Old Manse, Deerfield, MA

  • Address: 219 Old Deerfield St
  • Vicinity: Deerfield Academy
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Old Manse is a two-story, heavy timber frame, clapboard central plan house in Deerfield, Massachusetts. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1704/02/29 Samuel Carter returns to find his wife, Hannah, and two youngest children killed and four older children carried captive to Canada. Raid on Deerfield
1706/12/08 Samuel Carter sells his lot, opposite the Unitarian Church, to Samuel Allen.
1708/00/00 Joseph Allen Born Joseph Allen is born in Deerfield, Massachusetts, possibly in the Ell in the rear of the Old Manse.
1711/00/00 Samuel Allen sells his Deerfield home to Samuel Bernard, and buys the Hawks place in nearby Wapping.
1768/00/00 Joseph Bernard builds the present house, possibly incorporating the older Ell.
1794/00/00 Ebenezer H Williams buys the Bernard house in Deerfield.
1811/00/00 Rev Samuel Willard Home Rev Samuel Willard buys the Bernard house. Willard will hosted many important guests, including writer Ralph Waldo Emerson, Charles Sumner and newspaper editor Horace Greeley.
1885/00/00 Madeline Yale Wynne Owner Annie Cabot Putnam and Madeline Y Wynne buy the Bernard house from the Willard family.
1886/00/00 Madeline Yale Wynne Home Annie C Putnam and Madeline Wynne begin living during the summers at the Willard House in Deerfield. Assisted by her son Philip, Madeline and Annie Cabot Putnam restore the historic house, which they call the "Manse".
1902/00/00 Frank Learoyd Boyden is headmaster of Deerfield Academy from 1902 to 1968. The Manse has also been home to a number of Deerfield headmasters.

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Particulars for Old Manse, Deerfield, MA:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Education
Historic Use Educational related housing
Cultural Affiliation Middle Archaic North American
Historic Use Multiple dwelling
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Social History

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