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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  • Day of Giving

    Opt out of Black Friday chaos and instead let Historic Deerfield be your destination for handmade, heartfelt giving in preparation...

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    Fri, Nov 28, 2014

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  • 17th Century Life

    Meet the Society of the 17th Century, a group of re-enactors who will bring our historic Hall Tavern building to...

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    Sat, Nov 29, 2014

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  • Heritage Holiday

    Capture the holiday spirit this December by joining Historic Deerfield hearth cooks, guides and educators in a month-long series of...

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    Sat, Dec 6 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: Sugar & Spice

    Today it is easy to go to the store for chocolate, citrus, cinnamon, ginger or sugar. In the past such...

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    Sat, Dec 6 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • Giftmaking

    Make progress on your gift list by making a special gift by hand. Visitors may choose one of three projects.

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    Sat, Dec 6 - Sun, Dec 28, 2014

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  • Heritage Baking Day

    Holidays are about memories, and the foods we prepare and share form a significant core of that memory bank. Recipes (...

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    Sat, Dec 6, 2014

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  • Gingerbread Cookie Decorating

    December 6, 7, 13, 14 Decorate and eat a delicious gingerbread cookie baked by King Arthur Flour Bakery. $2.50 per cookie decorated. Available while supplies...

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    Sat, Dec 6 - Sun, Dec 14, 2014

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  • Horse-Drawn Wagon Rides

    Visitor Center at Hall Tavern December 6, 7, 13, 14 The beautiful horses of Karas Farm will greet you at the Visitor Center, and...

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    Sat, Dec 6 - Sun, Dec 14, 2014

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  • Historic Trade Demonstration: Letterpress Printing with Carl Darrow

    Carl Darrow first learned to print in high school and has been doing it ever since. He has his own...

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    Sat, Dec 13, 2014

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  • Amenities: Accessible Facilities

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