Thomas McGovern Jr.

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Brides Magazine pitch

(My very first pitch to a major publication) Opened to the public on August 4, 1996 the Lizzie Borden Bed&Breakfast is presumed to be "the creepies hotel in North America." The macabre hostel would certainly be a great honeymoon location. We all know the myth of...

Lizzie Borden’s Bed&Breakfast

Did Lizzie Borden really commit murder? June 8, 2018 Dear Mr. and Mrs. Murphy, You are invited to spend your honeymoon with us at the Lizzie Borden Bed$Breakfast. As a person who has shown interest in the macabre, we feel your upcoming nuptials would be the perfect...

Who were the Minutemen?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-t0RoNJzgzc June 5, 2018/7pm During 1774, the settlements of Massachusetts established the county’s first militia to contend with British aggression. This ragtag assemblage of men would be immediately available upon a minutes notice, if...

Crow Haven Corner, Salem MA

Crow Haven Corner 125 Essex Street Salem, MA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 31, 2018 FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT Lorelei, Proprietor (978) 745–8763 Salem’s First (and Only) Witch Shop Salem, MA–Owner of Salem’s first witch shop requests you to pay a call for an...

1776 and Slavery

"... these men, no matter how much we disagree with them are not ribbon clerks to be bossed around; they are proud, accomplished men–the cream of their colonies and whether you like it or not they will be part of this new nation you'd hope to create..."–Benjamin...

New England Pirate Museum

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wFILFC6NeIs Experience the New England Pirate Museum May 30, 2018/7:15pm Discover the “sea dogs” who roamed  the coastlines during the golden age of piracy. You may have been tantalized with tales of some of these men (and...

Invasion of Canada

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-r_hhEThJxw American colonist invades Canada May 24, 2018/ 1:15pm The federal congress in 1775 issued an order to Major General Philip Schuyler to launch an invasion of the province of Canada. This force was to prevent the English from...

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