Anna Green Winslow
A lively teenager who tries to live a normal life in the midst of growing political turmoil.
Anna Green Winslow is an example of a normal person who left behind a detailed account of her life, making her an object of fascination for historians. Reading her frequent letters to her mother is nearly like reading from a diary and it allows us to glimpse at the daily life and concerns of a bright teenager living in a troubled time.
For more information on Anna Green Winslow, try:
- Diary of Anna Green Winslow edited by Alice Morse Earl- This “diary” is, in fact, the letters that Anna wrote to her mother while she was living with her aunt in Boston.
- Mapping Revolutionary Boston- This web app, presented by the Bostonian Society contains information about Anna Green Winslow and marks the location of her home. A iOS friendly version of this app is also available in the apple App Store.