PHOTOS: Author speaks on lasting legacy of 1704 attack on Deerfield

Author James Swanson gives a lecture in Deerfield Academy’s Hess Auditorium on Sunday on the 1704 attack on Deerfield to mark the release of his new book, “The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March and the Fight for Survival in Early America.”

Author James Swanson gives a lecture in Deerfield Academy’s Hess Auditorium on Sunday on the 1704 attack on Deerfield to mark the release of his new book, “The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March and the Fight for Survival in Early America.” STAFF PHOTO/CHRIS LARABEE

Author James Swanson gives a lecture in Deerfield Academy’s Hess Auditorium on Sunday on the 1704 attack on Deerfield to mark the release of his new book, “The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March and the Fight for Survival in Early America.”

Author James Swanson gives a lecture in Deerfield Academy’s Hess Auditorium on Sunday on the 1704 attack on Deerfield to mark the release of his new book, “The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March and the Fight for Survival in Early America.” STAFF PHOTO/CHRIS LARABEE

Author James Swanson discusses his new novel and the lasting legacy of the 1704 attack on Deerfield with Margaret Bruchac, University of Pennsylvania professor emerita and Indigenous scholar, at Deerfield Academy on Sunday afternoon.

Author James Swanson discusses his new novel and the lasting legacy of the 1704 attack on Deerfield with Margaret Bruchac, University of Pennsylvania professor emerita and Indigenous scholar, at Deerfield Academy on Sunday afternoon. STAFF PHOTO/CHRIS LARABEE

Author James Swanson gives a lecture in Deerfield Academy’s Hess Auditorium on Sunday on the 1704 attack on Deerfield to mark the release of his new book, “The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March and the Fight for Survival in Early America.”

Author James Swanson gives a lecture in Deerfield Academy’s Hess Auditorium on Sunday on the 1704 attack on Deerfield to mark the release of his new book, “The Deerfield Massacre: A Surprise Attack, a Forced March and the Fight for Survival in Early America.” STAFF PHOTO/CHRIS LARABEE

Published: 03-04-2024 2:27 PM

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