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Smuttynose Murders


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  

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# Title Created Date Author
1 Smuttynose Diary Part 2 16 June 2006 J. Dennis Robinson
2 Smuttynose Diary Part 1 16 June 2006 J. Dennis Robinson
3 Murders With an Axe 20 March 2006 H Paul Jeffers
4 The Hontvet Murder House 18 March 2006 Sarah Haven Foster and Others
5 Ballad of Louis Wagner 07 March 2006 John Perrault
6 Murder Testimony of Maren Hontvet 01 March 2006 Maren Hontvet
7 Our First Night on Smuttynose 29 November 2005 Sarah, Age 9
8 The Smuttynose Murder Letter 15 September 2005 Celia Laighton Thaxter
9 A Smuttynose Dagger Too? 31 July 2005 Smuttynose News Clips
10 Spring Cleaning On-Island 15 May 2004 J. Dennis Robinson

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