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How Did Spiritualism Begin?

By Wes Annac, Editor, Openhearted Rebel

This is an excerpt from Chapter 1 of Enlightened Afterlife, my ebook centered on Spiritualist philosophy on life after death. You can purchase a PDF file of the book at the bottom of this post, or you can check out the Kindle version by clicking the book cover below.

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History of the Fox Home

Troy Taylor writes that the Spiritualist movement officially began in the home of the Fox sisters in Hydesdale, New York in 1848. (4)

It was revived once or twice in the mid-1900s after its popularity had waned, and the greatest of these revivals took place during World Wars I and II. (4)

Legend states that the Fox family house was haunted before they moved in. (4) A couple with the last name Bell occupied the house between 1843 and 1844, and a young local woman, Lucretia Pulver, did chores and other related things for them. (4) Continue reading How Did Spiritualism Begin?