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Introduction to 1704 is a motion-graphics and audio introduction to the history of the 1704 Raid.

Story Menu provides links to the following historical scenes. (Please note that clicking Text Version will link you to a static, non-Flash version of the scene.)

Lifeways
English Lifeways
French Lifeways
Kanienkehaka Lifeways
Wendat Lifeways
Wôbanaki Lifeways
Trade & Alliance
Trade in Springfield   (Text version)
Trade in Albany   (Text version)
Trade in Quebec   (Text version)
Founding New Communities
Founding Deerfield
Founding Montreal
Founding Kanienkehaka
Founding Lorette
Founding Schaghticoke and Odanak
Assault on Peskeompskut    (Text version)
The Great Peace of 1701    (Text version)
Attack on Deerfield    (Text version)
March to Canada    (Text version)
Parting Ways    (Text version)
Captivity    (Text version)
Communities Remember    (Text version)

Meet the Five Cultures is an overview of the five culutural groups involved in the Raid.

People is a menu of the following people's biographies:

Aroniatehka
Atiwans
Jean de Brèbeuf
Jacques Bruyas
Louis-Hector de Callière
Samuel de Champlain
Chauk
Frank
Hatsirohawi
John Hawks
Jonathon Hoyt
Mashalisk
Parthena
Jean-Baptiste Hertel de Rouville
Soranhes
Benoni Stebbins
Thaonwentsawakon
Tsioianiio
Tsohahisen
Captain William Turner
Umpanchela
Philippe de Rigaud de Vaudreuil
Wattanummon
Weetanusk
Eunice Kanenstenhawi Williams
Eunice Mather Williams
Reverend John Williams
Stephen Williams

People of the Raid on Deerfield: Brief Biographies

Artifacts is a menu of historic objects and documents grouped into the following categories:

Ceremonial Objects
Historic Documents
Household Objects
Tools
Personal Items and Clothing
Military Objects
Portraits and Pictures
Structures and Architectural Elements

Maps is a menu of maps—historic maps, interactive maps, and illustrations of places.

The Raid on Deerfield
Settlement Patterns in the Connecticut River Valley
"Map of New France ... made on its true meridian line by the Sieur de Champlain, Captian for the King" by Samuel de Champlain, 1632
"A Map of New England," by John Foster, c. 1677
"Carte du Canada ou de la Nouvelle France," by Guillaume Delisle, 1703
"An Exact Mapp of New England and New York" by Cotton Mather, 1702
"A New and Exact Map of the Dominions of the King of Great Britain on the Continent of North America" by Herman Moll, 1711
The March to Canada
Wôbanaki Homelands
Wendat Homeland
Kanienkehaka Homeland
Colonial Northeast
The Northeast Showing Native Homelands and Movements
The Deerfield / Pocumtuck Area

Timeline is a chronological presentation of events and people relevant to the Raid:

1600 through 1620
1621 - 1640
1641 - 1660
1661 - 1680
1681 - 1700
1700 - 1720

Voices & Songs is period music and songs, Native American stories, and radio segments produced for the 300th anniversary of the Raid.

Captive Lands, Captive Hearts
Creation and Deeptime Stories
Wôbanakiak: Amiskwôlowôkoiak – the People of the Beaver-tail Hill
--Text Transcript of story
--Explanation: The Geology and Cultural History of the Beaver Hill Story

Wendat: The Heritage of the Circle
--Text Transcript of story in French
--Text Transcript of story in English

Kanienkehaka: Story of Creation
--Text Transcript of story
English Songs from the 17th Century
French Music from the 17th and Early 18th Centuries
The Captivation of Eunice Williams Opera

Explanations is a series of essays by historians to help provide a wider historical context for the events, people, and artifacts explored in this web site:

Bringing History to Life: The People in The Many Stories of 1704
A Brief History of Metacom's War
Captivity and Return
English Colonization
English Puritanism
Epidemics and Social Disorder
European Land Use and the Transformation of the Northeast
French Catholicism
French Colonization
Native Diaspora and New Communities
Native Diaspora and New Communities: Algonkian & Wôbanaki
Native Land Use and Settlements in the Northeastern Woodlands
Schaghticoke and Points North: Wôbanaki Resistance and Persistence
Slavery and the Slave Trade in Colonial New England
Who Owns History?

About This Site is a menu to the following pages:

Getting Started
Tell Us What You Think! - a visitor survey
Contact Information
Help Support Our Museum
About This Project
How To Make a Site Like This
Honors
Credits
Technical Information

Resources is a list of related books, articles and web sites.

Glossary is a menu of all the glossary words used in this site.

Teachers' Guide is a menu of lessons based on themes and material from this website. The lessons are:

We Both Want to Use This Land
Making Tracks to Canada: Map Skills
Through the Eyes of the Survivors
A Map & Math Lesson With Jonathan Hoyt
Biased Reporting: The Bloody Brook Massacre and Falls Fight
Numbers That Don't Add Up
Should We Keep Him?
Share and Share Alike?
Comparing Lives: The Assault on Peskeompskut from Two Different Perspectives
Kanenstenhawi And Stephen
Life on the Frontier

1704 Game: Name That Culture is a short matching game designed to test your knowledge of the five cultures involved in the 1704 Raid.

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