Some hold that the action of the pendulum or dowsing rod is driven by spirits. Others say the pendulum responds to mysterious energy fields.
Located at the center of the King William National Historic District and along the world-famous River Walk, the Villa Finale is the state’s first National Trust Historic Site.
Houghton created her drawings in a variety of methods, but always during a séance. She produced her first in 1861, years before more renowned abstract artists.
An eerie demonstration in 1848, conducted by Kate and Margaret Fox in a small New York farmhouse, is remembered as the first American séance.
Success is never guaranteed, but we’ve often observed that tables will tip for sitters who are willing to wait, concentrate and remain still.