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During King Philip's War, Native Americans attacked a group of farmers and soldiers in present-day South Deerfield, Massachusetts, on September 18, 1675. Over 40 of the colonists, including their commander Capt. Thomas Lathrop (c.1610-1675), were killed in what has become known as the Bloody Brook massacre. To honor the memory of those who were killed, local people built a large marble monument in 1838 near the site of the attack. Writers such as John Warner Barber, who described the monument and the historical event it remembers, helped create interest in the history of New England.


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"Monument and Sugar-loaf Mountain, Deerfield"

publisher   Dorr, Holland and Company
date   1841
location   Worcester, Massachusetts
height   7.5"
width   6.0"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Art/Woodblock Print
accession #   #L98.023

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"Address delivered at South Deerfield, Aug 31, 1838 on the completion of the Bloody Brook Monument"

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"To The Sons and Daughters of Franklin County," with a Poem about Bloody Brook.

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