Ruth Blay Mural - Installed

July 26, 2021

In 1768, Ruth Blay, a 31-year-old teacher and seamstress from South Hampton, was tried, convicted, and publicly hanged for concealing the body of her illegitimate baby.
Ruth Blay was the last woman executed in NH.

Based on the book by Carolyn Marvin, "The Hanging of Ruth Blay"
The mural was conceived and designed by: Terrence Parker. 

Drawing by: Carl Aichele
Graphic Art by: DBG Design
Mural donated by Kristen and Todd Adelman

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