Ann Hasseltine Judson Mural


Artist(s): Bonnie Porter

Ann Hasseltine Judson (1789-1826) attended Bradford Academy in Bradford, MA and was the first American woman missionary to go overseas. She sailed with her husband Adoniram Judson to India and then Burma. Ann learned the Burmese and Siamese languages, did translation, taught Burmese girls, managed her household and cared for her husband during his 18 month imprisonment in 1824-25. Her courageous and activist career provided an inspirational model for missionary women in the 19th century and continues to do so today.


71 Washington Street (West wall)
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