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Deerfield’s Civil War Soldier

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Deerfield MA historyHere’s another story about the history that is Deerfield: We have on the village green by the well one of the first Civil War monuments in the state. The beautifully carved 6’ statue of brown freestone cost the then tremendous sum of $4,000 and was dedicated on September 4th, 1867. The Mass Department of Veterans Services put up half of the cost of the monument’s restoration which will amount to $8,000, plus the donation of in-kind work.

The soldier is up on an 8’ pedestal and has lost his rifle. He stands so thoughtfully with one foot forward, the butt of the rifled musket between his feet, his hands left over right around the missing muzzle, accoutrements and bayonet suspended from his waist belt, and the coat’s hood falling over the shoulders as a cape. The soldier’s sleeves are (more…)

A Spooktacular Soirée at our Deerfield, MA Bed and Breakfast!

Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
Halloween celebration in Deerfield, MA

Halloween fun at our Deerfield, MA bed and breakfast!

HALLOWE’EN THURSDAY, OCTOBER 31ST – 5-9

A spooktacular soirée at our bed and breakfast in Deerfield, MA and frightfully fun eat your heart out event!

Prizes for costumes! Spine-chilling cocktails! Creepy food!

Our à la carte menu plus spooky specials

Come and join us at our Deerfield Inn for a ghoslty viewing of  Connecting Point on WGBY and, in addition to our fall à la carte menu, pick something creepy from the specials that night, such as Beastly Beans, Guacamoldy, & Spooky Spiced Shrimp to share, Ghastly Goulash with Mashed Boo-tatoes, and Ladies’ Fingers with Slimy, Bloody Ice Cream for dessert.

A chill and fun time at our Deerfield, MA bed and breakfast to bring out the kid in all of us!