January 09. 2014 4:05PM
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.