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Hannah Duston

Hannah Duston

Hannah Dustin, 1657 - 1737
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 the two other captives, Mary Neff and Samuel Lennardson, escaped down the river to safety

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Posted By: Ray Gurganus

Updated: 8-7-2020