Ongoing Partnership with Historic Deerfield

This program is an ongoing partnership between the UMass Amherst Public History Program and Historic Deerfield, an outdoor history museum that focuses on the history and culture of the Connecticut River Valley and early New England. Student-generated projects have included an exhibit and panel discussion on silk and agriculture in Deerfield; the creation of several new walking tours of Historic Deerfield; and involvement by Public History students and faculty in the Historic Deerfield Summer Fellowship Program.

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Program Participation: 

Program identifies community participants.

Program Start (and End Dates): 

January 1, 2000

Partner(s): 

Historic Deerfield, Inc.
PO Box 321
84B Old Main Street
Deerfield, MA 01342
United States

Program Director: 

David Glassberg and Marla Miller, et al

Program Director's Email Address: 

Program Contact: 

David Glassberg

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UNIT: Colleges, Schools, Departments, Centers, and Institutes: 

College of Humanities and Fine Arts/History

Student Involvement: 

No

This Project Receives External Funding: 

No

Assessment Mechanism: 

No