Headless Nun of Nordin

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The legend of the Headless Nun begins in the 18th century when Sister Marie Inconnue (French for “unknown”) was beheaded, either by a madman or by two sailors who were trying to get her to tell the location of a hidden treasure. Regardless of which version you believe, the head was never found, and her headless ghost has been seen looking for it. The site has been featured on Creepy Canada.

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Geographic Information

Nordin, NB

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47.021613, -65.532556
Northumberland County
Nearest Towns:
South Nelson, NB (2.8 mi.)
Newcastle, NB (3.1 mi.)
Chatham, NB (4.7 mi.)
Junction Derby, NB (5.9 mi.)
Beaver Brook Station, NB (7.3 mi.)
Loggieville, NB (7.7 mi.)
Barnaby, NB (9.6 mi.)
Barnaby River, NB (9.6 mi.)
Millerton, NB (9.7 mi.)
Whitney, NB (10.2 mi.)


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