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GILMANTON — The Gilmanton Year-Round Library will be hosting a night filled with mystery, murder and history as they explore the Lizzie Borden crime that has puzzled the nation for over 120 years.  "Lizzie Borden Took an Axe or Did She?" program will be held on Thursday, August 15 at 7 p.m. at the Gilmanton Year-Round Library.

Annette Holba will lead a program about the double murder of Lizzie Borden's parents, Sarah and Andrew. At the time of the incident Lizzie was a single woman, 32 years of age and the only suspect. Despite an acquittal on all charges, mystery has surrounded the Borden Home and its former inhabitants. Presenter Annette Holba will take us through the case, the murders, the crime scene, all the evidence available. After being presented the information surrounding the case, attendees will be asked to decide what the verdict should have been.