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Object Name Building Fragment
Other Name Wood Fragment
Object Number 1879.1.4
Collection Stafford
Description long narrow piece of oak wood; a paper label taped to the board giving provenance (see "provenance")
Date 1704/02/29
Dimensions W-0.709 L-5 inches
Material wood
Event Revolutionary War
Provenance A piece of one of the oak timbers of the "Old Indian House" of Deerfield, MA. This was a stockaded house or fort to which the inhabitants fled when attacked by the Indians. It was captured when the town of Deerfield was burned by the Indians on February 29, 1704.
People Stafford, Sarah
Search Terms Old Indian House
Revolutionary War
Deerfield, MA
stockaded house
oak timber
attacked by Indians