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Godwin published book on Spirit House

By Upstate Institute on October 31, 2011
Joscelyn Godwin

Joscelyn Godwin, Professor of Music at Colgate University

The Upstate Institute has published The Spirit House, or Brown’s Free Hall, in Georgetown, New York by Joscelyn Godwin. The Spirit House is the Upstate Institute’s first publications, and tells the story of the house built by spiritualist Timothy G. Brown in the mid 1860s in Georgetown, following a design that Brown believed was given to him from the spirit world. The building is noted for its unusual architecture, and is still standing. 

Joscelyn Godwin is Professor of Music at Colgate University. His other publications include The Theosophical Enlightenment (Albany: State University of New York Press, 1994) and Atlantis and the Cycles of Time (Rochester, Vt.: Inner Traditions, 2011). The Spirit House is available for sale at several historical societies in Madison County.

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