Posts Tagged ‘ghosts’

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.

 

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sc 117 Still Spooky After All These Years.

October 8, 2010

 

We have two stories on today’s “Toppie’s Terribly Twisted Tales.” First, the Fey Driver from Pinkwheelnuts.com stops by to tell two spooky stories about his dearly departed grandfather.  Then Toppie remembers the Halloween of his youth in a little story he calls “Still Spooky After All These Years.”

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Please click the link below to listen to the Smellcast, episode 117.

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