Coffee With Jeff #92: Spiritualism & the Fox Sisters

30 mins - Published Sun, Jun 12, 2016 by Jeff Kelley

The Fox Sisters were responsible for making Spiritualism a worldwide phenomenon. They lived in a small farmhouse in the mid 1800s and became known all over America for the ability to talk to the dead, but it was all a scam.

Margaret confessed later in life, “When we went to bed at night we used to tie an apple to a string and move the string up and down, causing the apple to bump on the floor, or we would drop the apple on the floor, making a strange noise every time it would rebound. Mother listened to this for a time. She would not understand it and did not suspect us as being capable of a trick because we were so young.”

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