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Opening of The Old Flewelling House:

The old Flewelling house was haunted. There wasn't a doubt about it. Although most ghosts have been accounted for or explained in some way the ghost of the old Flewelling house has never yet been laid by the heels.

I sought out old Aunt Betsy Walters who had at one time dwelt beneath its roof and who had always insisted that no one could remain in that house for long. Aunt Betsy was busily spinning on this bright March morning, but she was only too eager to sit down and talk. After I had explained my presence by telling her I was after a ghost story she was glad to tell me all she knew of the ghost which, she insisted, still haunted the very spot where the old brown house in the hollow once stood.

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New York


Aroostook County, Fiction, Maine Legends, Maine Tales, Maine Author


Literature in English, North America


Contains three short stories.

The Old Flewelling House

Shall We Shoot the King?

The Blue Stocking Witch

Tales of Aroostook



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