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Off The Path: You Could Own Lizzie Borden's House

Lizzie Borden as pictured in The Guardian, 1890, and the sign hanging outside the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast on 2nd Street in Fall River, Mass., in 2018.
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Lizzie Borden as pictured in The Guardian, 1890, and the sign hanging outside the Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast on 2nd Street in Fall River, Mass., in 2018.

For sale: a charming New England Bed & Breakfast in Fall River, Massachusetts. Victorian style, three floors, eight bedrooms. A little pricey at $2 million. But it’s a rare find — because it's the site of one of the most gruesome murders in American history.

Davis Dunavin loves telling stories, whether on the radio or around the campfire. He started in Missouri and ended up in Connecticut, which, he'd like to point out, is the same geographic trajectory taken by Mark Twain.