Deerfield, a post-village of Franklin co., Mass., in Deer-field township (town), on the Boston and Maine and the New York, New Haven and Hartford Rs., 33 miles N. of Springfield. It contains the Deerfield Academy. The town is bounded on the E. by the Connecticut River. The banking point is Greenfield. In 1704 Deerfield was taken and almost entirely destroyed by the French and Indians, the inhabitants being massacred or carried into captivity. Pop. of the town in 1900, 1969.
Lippincotts New Gazetteer: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World, Containing the Most Recent and Authentic Information Respecting the Countries, Cities, Towns, Resorts, Islands, Rivers, Mountains, Seas, Lakes, Etc., in Every Portion of the Globe, Part 1 Angelo Heilprin Louis Heilprin - January 1, 1916 J.B. Lippincott - Publisher
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