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document Travel passport for Mercy Carter's sons
Jul 5, 1751
This handwritten note, dated July 5, 1751, was intended to assure safe passage of two sons of Mercy Carter (captured in 1704 in Deerfield and married to a "Caugnauwaga Indian") from Albany to Norwalk, Connecticut.
front Carpet Bag
Known as a "carpet bag" because it is fashioned from the heavy carpeting ordinarily seen on floors, this leather-handled bag, complete with a metal lock, was owned in Bennington, Vermont.
front Sign-"Who would Turn Back 2 Hundred Yeare, Let him A light & Enter Here"
c. 1923
This wooden sign, advertising a tea house in Deerfield, Massachusetts, was attached to a tree outside.
front Ceremonial Moccasins
c. 1850
These are Wyandot (Huron) ceremonial moccasins created around 1850 near Niagara Falls.
front Sign-"A. Boyden's Hotel"
c. 1850
This classic wooden hotel sign came from a hotel that was run in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in the 1850s.
front Souvenir Folder of Mohawk Trail, Mass.
c. 1915
The Native American depicted on the cover of this souvenir of the Mohawk Trail (Massachusetts Route 2) was used to sell the road as a tourist attraction of the 1920s.
front Mohawk Trail explanatory text
c. 1915
The text of this postcard described the scenic and seasonal beauties of the Mohawk Trail in western Massachusetts.
front View Along the Cold River, Eastern Slope of Mohawk Trail
c. 1915
This section of the Mohawk Trail in western Massachusetts runs beside the Cold River.
front Tuscarora beadwork sellers
This is a stereopticon view of several Tuscarora (Iroquois) artisans selling their beadwork to tourists near Niagara Falls, New York, in 1889.
Page 3 "Civilization rebuked by the savage" in "Gazette and Mercury" Newspaper
Sep 5, 1837
A small item in the September 5, 1837, edition of the Greenfield newspaper recounts an incident between townspeople and Abenakis encamped on the outskirts of town.


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