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The Grimke Sisters. And Zombies.

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The circa 1771 Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon is known for being haunted, but it’s not the dead who are the scariest inhabitants of the building. The Provost Dungeon part of the museum is peopled with the creepiest mannequins around.  … Continue reading

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George Washington Slept Here. Really.

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George Washington didn’t like playing favorites.  So when he went on two cross-country tours during his presidency — one through New England and the other through the South — he insisted on staying in public accommodations.  “…I shall avoid giving umbrage to … Continue reading

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