7 Horrifying Massachusetts Stories You Didn’t Learn About In History Class

Massachusetts has a proud history filled with innovation and accomplishments. However, it also has borne witness to more than a few dark and gruesome events. From satanic murders to a bizarre urban disaster that killed dozens with nothing but sugar, here are some of the most horrible pieces of Massachusetts history that you’ve probably never heard about.

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