Deerfield Parade


January 09. 2014 4:05PM






Nottingham Road
Deerfield, NH

Marker Number: 145
Name and date established: Deerfield 1983

Description: The village located to the east was settled circa 1740 on the early postal Route between Concord and Portsmouth. The militia of the Revolutionary and Civil Wars trained and "paraded" on the village common. It was a professional, cultural, and trade center. Local citizens founded a private academy in 1798. It was the birthplace of General Benjamin F. Butler (1818), distinguished military officer, Massachusetts Governor, and U.S. Senator.

Location: Located on the east side of Route 43 and 107, Nottingham Road.

Historical Markers

Example blog post alt Roadside History: Major John Simpson, most remembered for something he may not have done
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Molly Stark House and Home of the Molly Stark Cannon
Example blog post alt The Weeks Act 1911
Example blog post alt Roadside History: General John Stark, 1728-1822
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Hannah Davis and Amos Fortune, Jaffrey's resilient business owners
Example blog post alt Roadside History: Hosea Ballou (1771-1852), 'father of Universalism'