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The Old Burying Ground

The Old Burying Ground

© Don's Java boutique

The Old Burying Ground, Deerfield, Mass. photographer unknown, c. 2000.

In 1901, C. Alice Baker erected a communal grave marker for the dead of the February 1704 French and Indian raid on Deerfield. The press fostered interest in this famous event drawing thousands of tourists to the western Massachusetts town.