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The first and only manifestation The Virgin Mary in the United States confirmed by Vatican officials happened near Green Bay.

Date:  date unknown

Description: Spiritualists in Wonewoc, Wisconsin, are setting controls for a medium by tying the arms and taping the mouth of a man.

Morris Pratt was a well known psychic medium whose legacy is his eponymous spiritualist institution in Whitewater, known locally as "Pratt's Folly."

Date: 1907 ca.

Description: View of the Morris Pratt Institute, a mansard-style structure.

Date: 1889 ca.

Description: A view of the facade and side of the Morris Pratt Institute. The roof line has an ornate iron railing running around its perimeter and the railings on the...

Date:  date unknown

Description: People involved in activity at the Wonewoc Spiritualist Camp. A "Test" being performed to see if a medium was authentic.

When and where did The Gideons International really begin? There are more answers then you would think. Give this a read and decide for yourself.

Learn about the most successful Utopian community in Wisconsin and the interesting fact that it was born in the wake of a failed doomsday prediction.

Historical Object

Spiritulalist's Seance Robe

Date:  date unknown

Description: A seance robe worn by Louise Parke during her work as a Spiritualist in Wisconsin.

Date:  date unknown

Description: A "Test" being performed to see if a medium was authentic.

Discover Juliet Severance, the free-thinking Whitewater physician who was involved with the anti-slavery movement, temperance, and women's rights.
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