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Address: Deerfield, MA

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History comes alive!

The guided tour was both interesting and informative! There is so much to learn about the area and the family that lived in this house!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 24 April 2016
Joyce R
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Mineola, New York
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Mineola, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2016

The guided tour was both interesting and informative! There is so much to learn about the area and the family that lived in this house!!

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Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015

The docent was just as sweet as she could be, Very helpful in explaining the history and answering any questions. You truly felt like you had stepped back in time.

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Needham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2013

All the houses, museums and silver exhibit have the same quality of tour explanations. They are period focused with many of the artifacts from the area. It takes visiting all the houses to see the full story. Buying a few books at the book store helps with the memories and retaining the information presented.

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Clementon, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2013

This home was part of my visit to historic homes in old Deerfield. As with the others this home has interesting furnishings of the period with interesting story of its inhabitants

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Stoneham, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2012

In the 1890's, Alice Baker bought this house and saved it from ruin. A teacher from Boston, who had relatives in Deerfield and had spent time in Deerfield in her younger years, she restored the house. Since she wanted to experience colonial living, there was NO electricity, plumbing or any other modern conveniences. Today Frary House is part of Historic... More 

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Grove, Oklahoma
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2012

In June 2007 while visiting our daughter in Southwick MA, we took a tour of Historic Deerfield. I took a picture of the outside of the Frary House/Barnard Tavern. We went inside and while the family was viewing some artifacts, I went into an inner room, where there were no windows. Took a picture of the wall, and when the... More 

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