A Lenape Among the Quakers: The Life of Hannah Freeman by Dawn G. Marsh

She was a common sight among the farms and rural communities of Eighteenth Century Chester County Pennsylvania, a woman of the Lenape tribe riding a horse and accompanied by a pack of dogs and pigs, both of which were trained to respond to her commands. She would travel throughout the region working at the farms of her Quaker neighbors tending the sick, minding children, laboring in the fields, spinning flax, and handcrafting baskets and brooms.

Her name was Hannah Freeman, she was called “Indian Hannah”, and she was known as the the “last of her kind”.

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