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Old Deerfield Historical Pageants

Behind the Allen Sisters' House: 1910, 1913 & 1916

Old Deerfield Historical Pageants

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Spirit of Religion Leading the Puritans, by the Allen Sisters, 1916.

The historical pageants of old Deerfield were held in 1910, 1913, and 1916 behind the Allen homestead. Thousands of tourists watched hundreds of costumed residents reenact events glorifying the memory of the town's 17th century settlers and their descendants and celebrating it success in the present.