Lizzie Borden Home
Now a bed and breakfast located in Fall River
As children we
all heard the poem.
Lizzie Borden took an ax,
She gave her mother 40 whacks,
When she seen what she had done,
She gave her father 41.
Of course Elizabeth Borden was the prime
the murder of her father
and step-mother. But she had a good lawyer and was
Her house now
turned Bed and Breakfast is very active with spirits.
The marriage between Andrew Borden and Abbey
Gray was not exactly a
love match, but one of convenience. Andrew needed a
for his girls Lizzie and Emma. And Abby's prospects for
dwindling and although a miser, Andrew was a rich catch.
There was no love lost between the girls and
before the murders the
grown girls had been referring to Abbey as Mrs. Borden, and
to be a
family. They basically lived all together in the same
the girls secluding themselves behind locked doors.
The day of the murders the only people around the
Andrew, Abbey and the maid, who was outside washing windows
with the neighboring maid. Lizzie claimed to be outside also,
underneath the pear tree during the time of the murders. Abbey
the guest bedroom while changing sheets on the bed.
was killed about
90 minutes later in the sitting/living room while napping on
Lizzie was later seen by the maid burning a dress in the
Much controversy surrounds the murders and many
theories are out
there about the murders. Is it any wonder the house is
Cold spots are felt in many of the rooms. Abbey
been known to climb
into the guests beds sometimes with them, other times in plain
also has been seen dusting and making the beds in many of the
People who work in the house say they hear voices
opening and closing
of doors. Other people have heard arguements between two
women crying. While still others tell of unexplained
and mystery of the house would certainly make this house a
for a haunting.