Penacook, New Hampshire: Hannah Duston Massacre Site Statue Team Field Report

Commercial St., Penacook, NH
I-93 exit 17. Drive west one mile on US Hwy 4. Cross the river and you'll see a small Park and Ride lot on the left. A footpath from the lot crosses a railroad trestle onto the island and leads to the statue. If the lot is full, continue west on US Hwy 4, turn left onto Harris Hill Rd/Tremont St., then left again onto Commercial St. This will take you to the trestle, where you can park and walk to the statue.
Lots of mosquitoes at dusk and dawn. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Hannah Duston statue.

Hannah Duston Massacre Site Statue
The first non-allegorical woman to get a statue in America. It marks the spot where a kidnapped pioneer mom turned the hatchet on her murdering captors. Report... [04/17/2009]

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Hannah Dustin statue.

Hannah Dustin Statue - Nose Job

The statue appears to have been cleaned up a little -- which makes the contrast between her nose and the rest of her face stronger. Her nose is currently intact, although rather black and frost-bitten in appearance. Aside from a good view of the rhinoplasty, from this angle she seems to be smiling a little in anticipation of the scalp bounty.

[P Chris Pistorius, 08/25/2010]

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