July 22, 2022

“I Would Still Be Drowned in Tears”: Spiritualism in Abraham Lincoln's White House with Michelle Hamilton

“I Would Still Be Drowned in Tears”: Spiritualism in Abraham Lincoln's White House with Michelle Hamilton

Joining me today is author and historian Michelle Hamilton to discuss her book "I Would Still Be Drowned in Tears" which sheds light on the Lincoln's interest in Spiritualism and proves that Mary Lincoln may not have been the only Spiritualist in the White House. 

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Blog: https://paranormalhist.blogspot.com/

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Michelle L. Hamilton

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Michelle L. Hamilton earned her MA in history from San Diego State University. Hamilton is the author or editor of several books including “I Would Still Be Drowned in Tears”: Spiritualism in Abraham Lincoln’s White House and Mary Ball Washington: The Mother of George Washington, and Virginia’s Ghosts and Legends: Vol. 1. She has published articles in The Morbid Curious and The Feminine Macabre. Her latest books Civil War Ghosts, Haunted Land, and Virginia’s Haunted History are published by Haunted Road Media. A lifelong student of history, Hamilton has worked as a docent at several museums across the county. She is currently the manager of the Mary Washington House in Fredericksburg, VA. You can follow her at her blog Paranormal History at https://paranormalhist.blogspot.com/