Lizzie Borden Chronicles: Give them a break

Lizzie Borden Chronicles: Give them a break

There are those who decry what they deem an abuse of history whenever Lizzie Borden is depicted as the killer of her father and stepmother in 1892 because she was acquitted of the crimes. And there are those who pontificate how the new series due out in April on the Lifetime network is a complete bastardization of…

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This is how you move a pool table at Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft

This is how you move a pool table at Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft

January 20, 2015 | Borden Buzz, Fall River News | No Comments

Today, moving has begun for the former owner of Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft. A pool table was removed from the third floor via crane and moving men. The video below is speeded up 2X normal. Ever wonder how you move a pool table from Maplecroft? Here’s how!      

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Lizzie Borden Chronicles on Lifetime

Lizzie Borden Chronicles on Lifetime

The trailer is out for the new now 8-episode series about Lizzie Borden titled The Lizzie Borden Chronicles. It used to be called, I think, the Fall River Chronicles, but it seems they changed this. It is fiction, of course. Lizzie becomes a bit of a serial killer it seems. According to Entertainment Weekly: “Lizzie…

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The Literary Hatchet #10 is in PRINT starting today!

The Literary Hatchet #10 is in PRINT starting today!

The latest issue of The Literary Hatchet is now in print and available for ordering. A whopping 224 pages, with 75 authors and artists worldwide included, this issue is jam packed with stories, poems, artwork, and reviews! You can order your copy for only $12 through CreateSpace at this address. The Literary Hatchet publishes contemporary short…

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The Literary Hatchet #10 is Online for FREE!

The Literary Hatchet #10 is Online for FREE!

The newest issue of The Literary Hatchet, Issue #10, is Online starting today. This FREE pdf download is 224 pages and length and features poetry, short stories, reviews, and art from over 80 authors and artists worldwide. Counties represented in this particular issue include: USA, Ireland, Australia, Tasmania, Japan, India, Nigeria, Canada, England, and Greece!…

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New Book on Fall River History: America’s Voices: An Oral History of Fall River, Massachusetts from 1900 to 1950

New Book on Fall River History: America’s Voices: An Oral History of Fall River, Massachusetts from 1900 to 1950

You can preorder through the Fall River Historical Society (see the details on the advert below) or order them directly through PearTree Press at this link. $22.00 There is a little bit of Lizzie Borden in this book as well, from those whose families encountered or met her or were related to her contemporaries! The list…

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A Peek Inside Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft

A Peek Inside Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft

Finally, we who have never been invited into Maplecroft now get a little peek into the interior. The Fall River Herald News has a lovely article on a tour that Deb Allard took just yesterday. There are a few photos of the interior as well. The first two photos are by Dave Souza of the…

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Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft has been SOLD!

Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft has been SOLD!

  Yes, it is finally official. Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft has been sold. Robert Dube sold the house for $500,000 to Kristee Bates of Houston, Texas. A story on the sale is here, and will be updated as information becomes available. Welcome to the neighborhood, Miss Bates! The newspaper promises a photo gallery of the inside…

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Literary Hatchet Downloads Working Again

Literary Hatchet Downloads Working Again

October 22, 2014 | Lizzie Web Images | No Comments

It appears a glitch in redirects was the problem, but all links have been tested and are working again. You can download all nine issues of The Literary Hatchet for FREE once again. Sorry for the problems and thank you to those who let me know that the issue was occurring. Click on this link…

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Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft For Sale Again

Lizzie Borden’s Maplecroft For Sale Again

It appears that the rich person from the south who came all the way up here to look at the house, hire a private home inspector, and “think about it”, has decided not to purchase Maplecroft after all. Her car was in the driveway this morning, and then when she left, Mr. Dube put out…

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The End of The Hatchet: A Journal of Lizzie Borden and Victorian Studies

The End of The Hatchet: A Journal of Lizzie Borden and Victorian Studies

We wanted to let you know that we are ceasing publication of The Hatchet: A Journal of Lizzie Borden & Victorian Studies. This decision comes after a great deal of deliberation. We started our little magazine in 2004, with six issues a year, and have published a grand total of 30! Quite an accomplishment, we think. We…

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Fall River History Club Call for Presenters

Fall River History Club Call for Presenters

September 28, 2014 | Fall River News, Off Topic, On the Web | No Comments

The Fall River History Club, founded in 2007 by Al Lima and Stefani Koorey, is seeking presenters on topics related to the history of Fall River, Massachusetts, or the surrounding communities. Talks can be on almost any subject related to this area. Some of the talks we have had in the past include: Fall River’s…

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Ghost Adventures, Psychic Mediums, and the Lizzie Borden B&B

Ghost Adventures, Psychic Mediums, and the Lizzie Borden B&B

Ghost Adventures used to be a pretty good show. They have a hunky lead in Zak Bagans, a very funny when scared Aaron Goodwin, and the reasonable Nick Groff. The set up of this show is that they investigate supposed haunted locations by locking themselves into the place for an overnight stay. Just the three…

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The Literary Hatchet is Accepting Submissions

The Literary Hatchet is Accepting Submissions

Thank you for your continued support of The Literary Hatchet, either as an author or one who has downloaded a free issue through the years! WE ARE AGAIN ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS FOR THE NEXT ISSUE OF THE LITERARY HATCHET! Publication Schedule for 2014: April 15, August 15, December 15. Submission Deadlines: March 1, July 1, November…

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Lizzie Borden B&B on Ghost Adventures Saturday Night, 9/27/14

Lizzie Borden B&B on Ghost Adventures Saturday Night, 9/27/14

Just found out from my friend Eleanor Thibault that she and Lee-Ann Wilber and Liz Nowicki (a psychic medium who says she was assaulted by a ghost at the house) will appear on an episode of Ghost Adventures Aftershocks, airing Saturday night, September 27, 2014, on the Travel Channel at 9 pm. I am not…

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