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Say What?!: Boston’s ‘Skinny House’ Sells for $1.25M

Sunday, September 19, 2021 @ 12:09 AM

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Bostons-Skinny-House-sells-for-125MBOSTON, Ma. – Boston’s “Skinny House,” which, according to legend, was built during a family feud during the Civil War, has sold for $1.25 million.

A soldier found out after returning home from the Civil War his brother had built a property on their inherited land from their deceased father, leaving him with only a tiny section of property. Local legend has it he built the “Skinny House,” also nicknamed a “Spite House,” to block sunlight from his brother’s home, according to CBS Boston and The Washington Post.

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