Episode 142: The Fox Sisters (part I)

Today we discuss the Fox Sisters, two young mediums whose abilities to commune with the dead sparked the modern spiritualist movement in Western New York in the mid 1800s. Today we discuss their early history. Also discussed is the tragic death of Benjamin Pierce, and the shadow it cast upon his father, 14th President of the United States,  Franklin Pierce, and the Pierce presidency.

E142: The Fox Sisters part I

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