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sc 580 The Strange Story of the Fox Sisters

October 14, 2022

Welcome to October and Halloween on the Smellcast!  To start the month off we have a representation of sc episode 119: Toppie presents — The history of the Spiritualist movement and the Fox sisters!

Mentioned and recommended on today’s podcast: Ghost Church by Jamie Loftus

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sc 119 The Strange Story of the Fox Sisters.

October 14, 2010

Discover central New York’s part in 19th century social, religious and sexual radicalism; learn the history of the modern spiritualist movement; become bewitched by the strange story of the Fox sisters!  All that and more on today’s episode of the Smellcast!

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Seances and spirit manifestations became so popular in the latter part of the 19th century that the Davenport Brothers had great success on the vaudeville circuit.



A replica of the The Fox family home can be seen in Lily Dale New York, a community of Spiritualists near Buffalo, New York.


Click the link below to listen to the Smellcast, episode 119.

The Smellcast/Episode 119

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