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Illegal Souvenirs

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An inn in Massachusetts is trying to tie up some loose ends; and it's coming after former guests to do so.

Longfellow's Wayside Inn is celebrating its 300th anniversary by going on a mission to get its stuff back. The historical inn is said to be a source of motivation for poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow; known as one of the five fireside poets. He lived from 1807 to 1882 and was the author of numerous works including “Paul Revere's Ride.” On top of that the inn was also once owned by Henry Ford, founder of Ford Motor Company. And it seems that over the years guests wanted a piece of that history.  read more »