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Smuttynose Murders

THE HISTORY BEHIND 
"WEIGHT OF WATER"

We cannot shake this murder from our sleep. In March 1873 three Norwegian women were attacked in the dead of night on Smuttynose Island. Two died. One survived to condemn a local fisherman. Read the historic facts behind the "Weight of Water" in our detailed Smuttynose Murder section on SeacoastNH.com.  

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# Title Created Date Author
1 Murderer Louis Wagner Arrives in Maine Jail 1873 04 March 2008 Smuttynose Murder Clips
2 Terrible Tragedy at the Isles of Shoals 02 March 2008 Smuttynose Clip File
3 Critics Weigh In on Weight of Water Movie 02 March 2008 Seacoast Films
4 Why the Weight of Water Film Failed But is Still Worth Watching 01 March 2008 J. Dennis Robinson
5 Smuttynose the Comic Book 18 November 2007 Bob Oxman
6 The Beast of Smuttynose 02 November 2007 Smuttynose History
7 The Art of Island Packing 30 June 2007 J. Dennis Robinson
8 Poem to Smuttynose Murder Victim 04 March 2007 Celia Thaxter
9 I Met the Smuttynose Murderer 30 October 2006 John W. Downs
10 A Memorable Murder in Maine 04 October 2006 Celia Laighton Thaxter

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