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The House atop Mt. Sugarloaf in Deerfield, Massachusetts,was built in 1864, during the last years of the Civil War. In 1908 the original structure was enlarged and surrounded by a large porch. The house boasted expansive views in all directions and attracted middle-class Americans with new-found leisure time. As was fashionable and believed to be important for one's health, these individuals were drawn to speanding time outdoors, enjoying fresh air and scenic vistas.


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Mt. Sugarloaf House

photographer   Hugh C. Leighton Company, Manufacturers
date   c. 1910
location   South Deerfield, Massachusetts
process/materials   paper print
item type   Photograph/Photograph - Postcard
accession #   #1997.08.01.0077

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