Asher Benjamin Society

Join the Asher Benjamin Society!   

The Asher Benjamin Society, named for one of the early 19th century’s most influential practitioners of domestic architecture in the Connecticut River Valley, recognizes members making gifts at the leadership level to support the full range of Historic Deerfield’s preservation, research, and education activities. 

Categories for support are named for Asher Benjamin’s popular pattern books:

Country Builder’s Assistant           $1,000
American Builder’s Companion    $2,000
Practical House Carpenter             $5,000
The Architect                                  $10,000 or more


True partners in the museum enterprise, members of the Asher Benjamin Society are given the all member privileges outlined in the Membership page, as well as invitations to special events and “behind the scenes” tours, as well as a quarterly Insider’s Letter from President Philip Zea. 

Please contact us at donatenow@historic-deerfield.org or 413-775-7176 to inquire about joining the Asher Benjamin Society or  make your Asher Benjamin Society gift online today! 

All gifts to Historic Deerfield are tax deductible to the extent allowed by the Internal Revenue Code.

Join the Asher Benjamin Society