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Deerfield Descendants

Join Deerfield Descendants!

Can you trace your ancestors to the Pocumtuck Valley? The families of Deerfield are at the center of the history of this special place, and as a Deerfield Descendant you can play an important role in keeping your family’s legacy alive.

  • Visit the museum houses where the daily lives of your ancestors are illustrated in stories, furnishings, and architecture
  • Walk the mile-long Street and experience the ambiance of a prosperous New England village in the 18th and early 19th century
  • Find the names of your relatives on headstones in the Old Burying Ground on Albany Road
  • Discover artifacts from local families in the Museum’s Attic at the Flynt Center of Early New England Life
  • Stroll through the fields that were once cultivated by your ancestors
  • Examine original documents and read first-hand accounts of local residents – perhaps members of your family – in the Memorial Libraries
  • Share your Deerfield heritage with your children and grandchildren

Deerfield Descendant Membership Benefits and Levels

Deerfield Descendants Individual Membership - $65.00

- Free admission for one
- 15% Discount at the Museum Store
- 15% Discount at Champney's Tavern (for cardholder only, excludes alcohol & gratuity)
- 10% HD Publications Discount
- Additional discounts on trips, events, etc.
- Historic Deerfield Magazine
- Seasonal newsletter and calendar
- Recognition in the Annual Report as a Deerfield Descendant
- Copy of the Annual Report
- Invitation to the Annual Meeting
- Invitation to Members-only events
- 30 minutes of genealogy research assistance


Deerfield Descendants DUAL Membership - $90.00

Includes all the benefits of Deerfield Descendants Individual membership, plus an additional year-round admission.


Deerfield Descendants Family Membership - $115.00

Includes all benefits of a Deerfield Descendants Individual Membership plus:
- Free admission for two adults in the same household plus accompanying children
- 15% Discount at Champney's Tavern (for two adults and accompanying children, excludes alcohol & gratuity)
-One single-use guest card


Deerfield Descendants Friend Membership - $165.00

Includes all benefits of Deerfield Descendants Family membership, plus:
- A total of two single-use guest cards for introducing friends to Historic Deerfield
-One reusable, multi-use guest card

Deerfield Descendants Associate Membership - $265.00

Includes all the benefits of Deerfield Descendants Friend membership plus:
- 50% discount on selected Historic Deerfield publications


Deerfield Descendants Patron Membership - $515.00

Includes all the benefits of Deerfield Descendants Associate membership plus:
- A total of five single-use guest cards to introduce friends to Historic Deerfield
- Select one free Historic Deerfield publication to receive for FREE


Join the Deerfield Descendants