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Fitch Bits: Haunted Lake, New Hampshire

This post was originally shared as a Facebook and Instagram "DID YOU KNOW" post. We share them weekly and you can get in on the fun by liking us at  and following us at ! Now on to the haunting story! DID YOU KNOW that New Hampshire has a lake so haunted it's actually named Haunted Lake, in Francestown? Okay, first the legends! Two travelers met at the lake and decided to work together. Then, you know how it goes. You start fighting with a coworker, one thing leads to another, and you end up killing each other. Also, the year is 1741. Then there's a story about a feller name o' David Scoby from Ireland. He moved to the lake and supposedly found the remains of one of the guys in 1780, and now their sprirts can't rest. Scoby, at least, is real. He built and ran a gristmill on the lake for many years until the water claimed his life. He died at the age of 86 in 1829. He was moving logs a