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Hannah Dustin Memorial in Boscawen, NH

Hannah Dustin Memorial in Boscawen, NH, referenced in the podcast 99% Invisible, Episode 113

Hannah Dustin Memorial in Boscawen, NH, referenced in the podcast 99% Invisible, Episode 113 "Monumental Dilemma".

 

The inscription reads:

March 15  1697  30

The War Whoop Tomahawk

Faggot & Infanticides

Were at Haverhill

The Ashes of

Wigwam-Camp-Fires at Night

& of Ten of the Tribe 

Are here"

Referencing the killings and fires in Haverhill (Massachusetts), where Hannah and her nurse were kidnapped, and of the ten Indians whom she killed (and scalped).

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