April 23: Anne Leah Fox

Click image to expand

April 23

In 1863, on this date, Spiritualism, which had been invigorated by the Fox family’s “Rochester Rappings” (and the subsequent promotion by Anne Leah Fox of seances with her sisters Kate and Margaret), achieved a new high when a seance was held in the White House with President Abraham Lincoln, Mary Todd Lincoln, and several cabinet members.

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.