Looking back at this week in national historyFenton Tri County Times1892: Andrew and Abby Borden, elderly residents of Fall River, Massachusetts, are found bludgeoned to death in their home. Lying in a pool of blood on the living room couch, Andrew's face had been nearly split in two. Abby, Lizzie Borden's stepmother ...
Wellsville Daily ReporterThe journey to discovery - News - The Wellsville Daily Reporter ...Wellsville Daily ReporterMy family, like many others, came across the choppy seas with a promise of a new world, new life and writing its own story. If you are obsessed with history like I ...and more »
NOLA.com'Lizzie,' the musical presents infamous ax murders as rock showNOLA.comThough the actual history of Lizzie Borden provided the writers with inspiration and raw material, her legend, which comes down to a jump rope rhyme, is the imaginative core of "Lizzie'': "Lizzie Borden took an ax, gave her mother 40 whacks. When she ...
Fall River Herald NewsWhat would YOU tell the world, if you were Lizzie Borden?Fall River Herald NewsHere's the deal: You have 400 words to write Lizzie Borden's last letter. The letter can be to anyone and about anything. Mail it to The Herald News. If it's the best, you'll win a prize. Let's get you […]
Fall River Herald NewsLizzie Borden reenactment gets a new spin this yearFall River Herald NewsFALL RIVER — In less than a month, fans of the Lizzie Borden murder mystery will be dreaming of bloody hatchets and 19th century manners as the 124th anniversary of the slaying is observed. The Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast Museum, […]
OregonLive.comLizzie Borden found not guilty of murder, Bugsy Siegel shot to death: Today in history (photos)OregonLive.comIn 1893, a jury in New Bedford, Massachusetts, found Lizzie Borden not guilty of the ax murders of her father and stepmother. In 1921, U.S. Rep. Alice Mary Robertson, R-Okla., became the first woman to preside over a session of […]
WCVB BostonChronicle/Books: Was Lizzie Borden Misunderstood?WCVB BostonVideo shows small plane crashing into New England home. 1: 35. post a comment. Trisha Leaver trains her imagination on the Lizzie Borden case in the novel Sweet Madness; Quincy Carroll tells a story of Americans in China in. Up to the Mountains and ...
St. George Daily SpectrumBest evidence of the Lizzie Borden MurdersSt. George Daily SpectrumThese facts become a matter of passing interest when in 1865 Andrew Borden a widower, married a spinster named Abby Durfee Gray and moved her into the family house at 92 Second Street in Fall River. By 1892, to his two spinster daughters […]
JezebelLizzie Borden Had One Last Message That Can Only Be Seen in Some Lady's Facebook PostJezebelArtist Joanna Parent snapped a few pictures at the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast, and when she looked at them later she saw the shadow of a figure. Scary! But it gets even spookier, wooooOOOOooooo. In an interview with the […]
Zap2ItNetflix February 2016: 'Doctor Who' leaving, but 'Lizzie Borden' and 'Saul' arrivingZap2ItEither way, Netflix viewers can keep warm on the “Doctor Who”-less nights with new programs like “Better Call Saul,” “The Lizzie Borden Chronicles” and “Mad Men” Season 7 part 2, plus new Judd Apatow comedy series “Love,” which premieres Feb. 19.Everything coming and going […]
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