So much more than an heiress

H. Allegra Lansing
10 min readAug 24, 2020

the story of Manson Family victim Abigail Folger

Abigail Folger

On August 9, 1969, members of a cult known as the Manson Family murdered five innocent people in Benedict Canyon, a wealthy neighborhood in the Hollywood Hills. The victims that night included pregnant film star Sharon Tate, successful men’s hairstylist Jay Sebring, an 18-year old recent high school graduate, a Polish swimming champion, and heiress Abigail Folger