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The Well on Smuttynose

Maren's Well
Currently not used, this well was a source of fresh water on Smuttynose in the 1800s. It is reporredly the location where Louis Wagner washed up after the murders and where the ax was used to break the ice for water in the winter. (Photo by J. Dennis Robinson)

Maren's Well
This image comes from a Pearson's 1931 article on the murders in True Detective magazine and is reportedly a well on Smuttynose.

Smuttynose 101 Resource Guide

Copyright © 2000
Photos by J. Dennis Robinson.
Other images courtesy Portsmouth Athenaeum, Portsmouth Public Library and Image Library.

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