• masachusetts Apr 29, 2021

    Statues to Hatchet-Wielding Colonist in Mass., NH Reconsidered

    The fierce monuments honor an English colonist who, legend has it, slaughtered her Native American captors after the gruesome killing of her baby. But the statues to Hannah Duston — one in Massachusetts where she grips a hatchet and another in New Hampshire where she clutches a bundle of scalps — are being reconsidered amid the nationwide reckoning on racism…

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