Cora Chase Williamson

Cora Chase Williamson was the outstanding musical performer to come out to Haverhill. As a girl in the City’s public schools, she displayed a voice that was clearly of classical quality. Her musical studies took her to Italy, where she made her debut as a coloratura soprano. She joined the Metropolitan Opera Company in New…

Hannah Emerson Dustin (1657-1732)

Hannah Emerson Dustin was the first woman in this country to have a statue created and erected in her honor. This was because she became a historic Colonial figure in 1697 when she was captured by a Native American raiding party, her baby was killed, and she was taken north into New Hampshire. She escaped…

Welcome to the Haverhill Citizens’ Hall of Fame

One measure o the nature of a community is the caliber of the people it produces or significantly influences. The sons and daughters of Haverhill who have achieved a significant degree of fame range from a world famous poet to a colonial heroine; from a motion picture mogul to a physician whose name remains internationally…