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Deerfield's most famous and repeated story is the 1704 Deerfield Raid, where French and Native American forces attacked the town taking 109 Deerfield captives to Canada. The most famous of these was Eunice Williams, the minister's daughter who was adopted into a Kanien'kehaka (Mohawk) family where she chose to remain for the rest of her life. The people in this photograph are pretending to be Eunice and her captor.


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Native Carrying Captive, Eunice Williams

photographer   Frances and Mary Allen
date   1910
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
item type   Photograph/Photograph
accession #   #1996.14.1430.04

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"Pageant of Old Deerfield on the Grounds of the Allen Homestead"

Puritans Led Off in Captivity

"Spirit of Religion Leading the Puritans"

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