Tag: spiritualism

Charles Dickens: Making Ghosts Festive For the Holidays

  There was probably no one else who loved Christmas ghost stories more than Charles Dickens.  In fact, majority of the Victorian Era brought forth a new fascination of ghosts, spirits, apparitions, and all things weird.  The rise of Spiritualism was also during this same time.  So it is to no surprise that the holiday…


The Battle of Spirit Photography

Written by Mid Atlantic Team Member:   Elizabeth A. Breakey     Most in the paranormal field credit William Mumler with the first paranormal photograph.  Unfortunately, Mr. Campbell, of New Jersey, is forgotten in Mumler’s famed glory.  A year before Mumler’s first spirit photograph of himself and his deceased cousin, W. Campbell took a test…


Mediums and Investigators in the Spiritualism Movement: Achsa White Sprague

By Alex Matsuo The story of Achsa White Sprague is an intriguing and fascinating journey from a sickly woman trapped in the confines of a darkened room to a strong woman who became a popular figure in the Spiritualist movement.  Sprague became a popular figure as a Spiritualist trance medium and lecturer after she recovered…


Do Spirits “Notice” You?

Well first of all, if you missed the radio broadcast, you can check it out here.  The broadcast is about two hours long, so curl up and enjoy! I will be wrapping up interviews this week.  I have NINE more interviews coming up and I’m exciting to finally get the new team together and start…