Fox Sisters Monumentby Unknown
||Troup Street near Plymouth
Rochester, NY (view Google map)
Description: Monument to birth of spiritualism
Caption: "The first public demonstration of the Fox sisters' power to converse with departed souls occurred in 1849. The 'Spirit Rappers' as they were called, created a sensation that proved convincing to some prominent Rochesterians. The obelisk, erected following a world-wide subscription drive among believers, commemorates the birthplace of modern Spiritualism."