Talk about spirits and séances, and most people probably have trouble stifling a grin. But in the 19th century spiritualism was a surprisingly mainstream religious movement in the United States. Abraham Lincoln's wife, Mary Todd Lincoln, even held seances in the White House to talk to her dead children.
Even today, there is a little town in Florida where the spirits live on.
On first impression, the town of Cassadaga, with its tell-tale tin roofs and quaint front porches, looks like a...Full Story