Did Lizzie Borden Really Take an Ax and Give Her Mother 40. Lizzie’s stepmother was found upstairs on the floor between a bed and dressing case. That house is the Lizzie Borden House, offering accommodations and historical tours. 212 reviews of Lizzie Borden Bed & Breakfast Museum "Get 40 winks and maybe 40 whacks!
According to legend, and the popular children's rhyme, their daughter "Lizzie Borden took an ax and gave her mother 40 whacks. I’m listening to the Murder In Alliance podcast and the host annoyingly refers the the crime scene photos amd suggests a few times for listeners to check them out, yet doesn’t provide them on the website.