Anne Hawley Picks Her Best Bostonians of All Time
“Goes without saying—she was the original installation artist. Her creation has inspired millions of people for generations.”
“A woman of integrity, she stood behind her convictions. She died for her convictions on the Boston Common where she was hung.”
“A brilliant mind,the first woman allowed to use the Harvard Library, the first female correspondent for the New York Tribune. She was sent to cover the revolution in Italy in 1846 and allied with Mazzini. She later founded The Dial literary publication.”
“She wrote from the soul. She hung words the way Isabella hung pictures—with intention and insight.”
“She cooked… (And that’s something I don’t know how to do.)”
Whom would you choose? Help us pick the Best Bostonians of all time.