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Arcadia in Wayne County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Birthplace of Modern Spiritualism

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
1. The Birthplace of Modern Spiritualism Marker
Inscription.  Upon this site stood the Hydesville cottage, the home of the Fox sisters, through whose mediumship communication with the spirit world was established March 31, 1848. There is no death. There are no dead.
 
Erected 1927 by M.E. Cadwallader.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion.
 
Location. 43° 4.235′ N, 77° 6.464′ W. Marker is in Arcadia, New York, in Wayne County. Marker is at the intersection of Parker Road and Hydesville Road, on the right when traveling south on Parker Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1510 Hydesville Road, Newark NY 14513, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fox Sisters (a few steps from this marker); A Vast Enterprise (approx. 1.6 miles away); Joseph Miller (approx. 1.8 miles away); In Memory of Those from This Community (approx. 1.9 miles away); Arcadia War Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Lockville Locks in Newark
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
2. The Birthplace and Shrine of Modern Spiritualism
(approx. 2 miles away); Rear Admiral Leslie E. Gehres (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lockville (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Arcadia.
 
Also see . . .  Fox Sisters - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
The Birthplace of Modern Spiritualism Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 21, 2018
3. The Birthplace of Modern Spiritualism Marker
West side of shrine. There is another marker at the front.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 103 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 24, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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