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Captain Thomas Dickinson House, Old Deerfield Street, Deerfield, Franklin County, MA

Captain Thomas Dickinson House, Old Deerfield Street, Deerfield, Franklin County, MA

 
 
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Significance: Built for a leading Whig family of the Revolution. An unsuccessful attempt to cultivate silkworms, in 1835, was carried on here. / This house was built about 1752 for Thomas Dickinson, Captain in the Revolutionary Army and a prominent Whig; and despite some alterations in 1707-08, retains the greater part of its original fabric. It is now owned by Deerfield Academy. The plan represents a local type. The main doorway is a fine example of Connecticut Valley design.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-178
Survey number: HABS MA-641
Building/structure dates: 1764 Initial Construction

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Williams, Elijah
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Deerfield (Mass.)42.57746, -72.59806
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