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Subcategory Architecture contains 13 item(s).

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front "Old Indian House"
c. 1845
Believed to have been taken by B.F. Popkins of Greenfield, Massachusetts, about 1845, this view of the 1699 Sheldon home ("Old Indian House") includes a large elm tree in front and a well sweep to the north.
front Memorial Hall
This 1879 stereographic view of the first building of Deerfield Academy was taken by Greenfield, Massachusetts, photographer Benjamin F. Popkins (1822-1905).
front Fourth Meeting House (1729-1824)
c. 1830
Nathaniel Hitchcock (1812-1900) drew from memory the Fourth Meeting House of Deerfield, Massachusetts, in 1830.
front "Old Indian House" Door
This fortified door is not only a rare surviving example of a 17th century door but also has come to symbolize the conflict between Deerfield, Massachusetts' early settlers and the French and Native Americans.
front Plate "Massachusetts State House"
Elizabeth Allen of Joppa Village, Massachusetts, spent some of the money she earned braiding straw hats to purchase this transfer-print plate of the Massachusetts State House.
front Old Deerfield Town Hall
Title page "The Country Builder's Assistant, Fully Explaining The Best Methods For Striking Regular And Quirked Mouldings:"
Americans wishing to build or remodel their homes in the new classical style could consult "The Country Builder's Assistant" by Asher Benjamin (1773-1845).
front Brick Church

The new brick meetinghouse the town of Deerfield, Massachusetts, built in 1824 was the first to be used "exclusively for worship."
front "White Church Deerfield Mass Built 1838"

When the Congregational Church in Deerfield, Massachusetts, began hiring Unitarian ministers, some unhappy members left to form their own church.
front Pocumtuck Hotel
The Pocumtuck Hotel was one of a number of taverns and hotels that stood on a lot in the center of Deerfield, Massachusetts, beginning 1805 and 1935.


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