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Nelly Butler | America’s First Ghost

It was August 9, 1799, when Abner Blaisdel first heard the “knocking noises” in his house in Machiasport, Maine. And on January 2, 1800, both Abner and his daughter heard a woman’s voice coming from the cellar. “I’m the dead wife,” the voice said, “of Captain George Butler, born Nelly Hooper.” Nelly Butler thus became [...] Read More

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    Nelly Butler | America’s First Ghost

    It was August 9, 1799, when Abner Blaisdel first heard the “knocking noises” in his house in Machiasport, Maine. And on January 2, 1800, both Abner and his daughter heard a woman’s voice coming from the cellar. “I’m the dead...

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  • The Year We Predicted Snow for July and August

    Welcome to the October 2014 edition of “Jud’s New England Journal,” the rather curious monthly musings of Judson Hale, the Editor-in-Chief of Yankee Magazine, published since 1935 in Dublin, NH. The Year We Predicted Snow for July and August And it turned out there was lots of it that summer!      Not everyone...Read more

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