Historic Deerfield

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80 Old Main St., (off Rts. 5 And 10), Deerfield, MA 01342

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Visit Historic Deerfield, an authentic, 18th-century New England settlement in the Connecticut River Valley of Massachusetts. Explore our historic museum houses and world-famous collection of early American crafts, ceramic, furniture, textiles, and metalwork. Enjoy family programs and hands-on activities, special events, distinctive shopping, and tavern lunch-all in the heart of a 330-year-old village. It's the celebration of New England heritage. Open daily mid-April - December.

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  • Deerfield: A Community of Craftwork in the Early 20th Century

    In the early 20th century the village of Deerfield supported a thriving Arts and Crafts community of metalsmiths, potters, furniture...

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    Sat, Mar 1, 2014 - Sun, Feb 15, 2015

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  • Celebrating the Fiber Arts

    Historic Deerfield's costume and textile collection has long been considered one of the finest in America. Begun by the museum's...

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    Sat, Apr 19 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • Into the Woods: Crafting Early American Furniture

    Explore a dazzling array of masterworks by famous American cabinetmakers including Duncan Phyfe and Honoré Lannuier,...

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    Sat, Apr 19 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts

    Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts explores Western Massachusetts' first 150 years of furniture-making with 58 objects drawn from Historic...

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    Sat, Apr 19 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • Engraved Powder Horns from the French and Indian War and the American Revolution: The William H. Guthman Collection

    One of the finest assemblages of this indigenous and unique American art form ever presented, these 75 powder horns offer a...

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    Sat, Apr 19 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • The Lost Art of Letter Writing

    Craft a letter on lovely paper and learn how to use a quill pen or an ink pen. Make your...

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    Mon, Apr 21 - Sun, Apr 27, 2014

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  • Open Hearth Cooking: Colonial Chocolate

    Chocolate was a high-priced commodity in the young United States and it was very different from today's chocolate. Learn how...

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    Mon, Apr 21 - Sat, Apr 26, 2014

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  • Patriot's Day Revolutionary Muster & Parade

    Travel back in time and rediscover the history behind the Patriot's Day holiday and the "shot heard round the...

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    Sat, Apr 26, 2014

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  • A Botanical Journey: Exploring Plants and People in the Past

    This summer, visitors of all ages can explore Historic Deerfield's surrounding natural environment by walking in the footsteps of past...

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    Sat, Jul 5 - Sun, Aug 17, 2014

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities

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