This is the Hannah Duston bronze sculpture, created by Calvin Weeks at Haverhill, Continental Army Park, to commemorate her escape from her captives in Abanaki. The Hannah Duston bronze sculpture, a 17th-century English colonist who is believed to have killed 10 Native Americans to escape captivity during King William’s Wars. As locals reassess the Legend of Duston, it has become a flashpoint in the country’s ongoing debate over racist monuments.
The Hannah Duston bronze sculpture shows her holding an ax in her right hand. The four sides of the statue’s granite base tell her story, and an accompanying bronze plaque bears images of her capture and escape. An inscription under one of the plaques reads: “Her husband protected their children from pursuing barbarians.” The plaque above the inscription depicts An image of Hannah’s husband, Thomas Duston, riding a horse and shooting a Native American while his children hide in fear behind the horse. Aongking also has more figure sculptures for you to choose from.