Monday, September 28, 2009

Archaeology Day at Historic Deerfield: October 17, 2009; FREE

Hi Readers,
Here is some free fun in beautiful Deerfield. Visit Yankee Candle's corporate headquarters in South Deerfield. It's so much fun with lots to see and day...a perfect fall excursion! Downtown Northampton is great for a fun lunch! There's an awesome bike path out there too...Questions? Email

Archaeology Day At Historic Deerfield
October 17
10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Join us for a day of free walks and talks featuring the work of archaeologists from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. This program is part of Massachusetts Archaeology Month. Free and open to the public.

About Historic Deerfield

Historic Deerfield ( is a nationally recognized museum offering tours of period houses and the Flynt Center of Early New England Life. Now featuring exhibitions:

* Hadley Sampler: An Anniversary Celebration on view through January 1, 2010.
* Into the Woods: Crafting Early American Furniture, a long-term furniture exhibition on view through 2013.
* Engraved Powder Horns from the French and Indian War and the American Revolution: The William H. Guthman Collection, permanent.
* Celebrating the Fiber Arts: The Helen Geier Flynt Textile Gallery, a permanent exhibition with changing elements.

Historic Deerfield also offers relaxed fine dining at Champney's Restaurant and Tavern at the Deerfield Inn, lodging at the 1884 Deerfield Inn ( ), and shopping at the Museum Store ( ). Please call 413-775-7214 for museum information and program schedule.
M10 logo Historic Deerfield is a member of Museums10, a partnership of ten outstanding museums - Amherst College Museum of Natural History, Emily Dickinson Museum: The Homestead and The Evergreens, The Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Hampshire College Art Gallery, Historic Deerfield, Mead Art Museum at Amherst College, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, National Yiddish Book Center, Smith College Museum of Art, and the University Gallery at UMass Amherst - in one gorgeous place: the Pioneer Valley of Western Massachusetts. For more information about Museums10, please visit .

Historic Deerfield

80 Old Main Street, P.O. Box 321

Deerfield, Massachusetts 01342

T: 413-775-7175
F: 413-775-7220

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