Hannah Dustin


April 25. 2011 1:34PM

Hannah Dustin - Boscawen, New Hampshire 







Hannah Dustin (1657-1737)
Route 3 & 4 Bypass
Boscawen, NH

Marker Number: 49
Name and date established: Boscawen 1967

Description: Famous symbol of frontier heroism. A victim of an Indian raid in 1697 on Haverhill, Massachusetts, whence she had been taken to a camp site on the nearby island in the river. After killing and later scalping ten Indians she and two other captives, Mary Neff and Samuel Lennardeen, escaped down the river to safety.

Location: Located at the Hannah Dustin Memorial parking area on the Route 3 and 4 bypass.

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