Lizzie Borden

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Lizzie Borden's Longtime Home Gets a New Life

Massachusetts house where she lived after her trial is opening as a bed-and-breakfast

(Newser) - The Massachusetts mansion where Lizzie Borden lived after being acquitted of the ax murders of her father and stepmother will soon be open for overnight stays and tours. Crews are finishing renovations, and the owners of the Fall River home known as Maplecroft hope their bed-and-breakfast opens for business within... More »

Lizzie Borden's House Up for Sale

She moved there after the axe murders

(Newser) - The house where Lizzie Borden spent her life after her sensational trial is up for sale. Located in Fall River, Massachusetts, the Queen Anne Victorian dubbed Maplecroft is on the market for $650,000, reports the local Herald News . Lizzie lived in another house in the same town in 1892... More »

Diaries Trigger Fresh Look at Lizzie Borden

May show a more sympathetic side of Borden

(Newser) - Lizzie Borden is back in the spotlight, more than a century after her murder trial, thanks to her attorney's diaries. The two 100-page handwritten journals, which Andrew Jackson Jennings kept in a Victorian bathtub, were left to the Fall River Historical Society after Jennings' grandson died, ABC News reports.... More »

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