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Lily Dale Assembly

5 Melrose Park, Lily Dale, NY 14752
716-595-8721
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Lily Dale
Type: Educational Sites
Description: The world’s largest Spiritualist community.
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Whiteland, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful grounds. Once you drive thru the main gate, you take a step back in time! People are friendly there! Spiritualism is the main topic there. The shops and restaurants are open late June through Labor Day. During this time there are numerous workshops, guest speakers, mediums and special events to attend. There are several guest houses to lodge at... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Although Lillydale is an actual place with quaint houses, hotels and residents, it really is a place for spirituality. Spiritualism is technically a religion, but it really is a philosophy of Love thy neighbor. People come here of all beliefs, there is something to be gained for any that want it. Mediums and psychics are the main residents, and conduct... More

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Hudson Valley, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

My first time to Lily Dale. A long ride in the car but well worth it and the ride along the Southern Tier Expressway itself is quite scenic. I went with people who have been going there every year for over 20 years so that helped. The Lake View Guest House is very lovely. My bedroom with a view of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Honestly, I didn't know what I was looking for when I got there. It's a quaint community full of mediums. Some of the housing is quaint, but is brought down by the myriad of surrounding modern homes. The cost of purchasing items at the stores are high. I actually found the stores in Salem, MA to be much more reasonable.... More

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Akron, OH
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

I posted a forum question here four years ago but didn't make the trip until this month. Finally! Although I am not a member of the Spiritualist church, I have been interested in their community since reading some books and meeting various people who go to Lily Dale for workshops and special events. I really enjoyed looking at the old... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Teachers, store owners, restaurants, hotels were all kind and helpful! The area is not only for learning about spiritualism, but also provides fun and enjoyment too!

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Baltimore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Definitely visit in the afternoon when readings are done here. It is a really spiritual place and very relaxing and calming.

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Dunedin, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I went to the Lily Dale assembly for the first time with my sisters. I attended several classes and enjoyed each of them. I had the pleasure of attending Gerta Lestocks "last class" before retiring. and had the most awesome adventure. Coming home I found myself grumpy because I had to leave. Quaint homes with many mediums some of the... More

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scarsdale, ny
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We enjoyed our two day visit to Lily Dale. It is a quirky little town with cute Victorian houses on a small tranquil lake. It kind of reminded me of a combination of Woodstock, NY, our son's sleep away camp and the campground in Oaks Bluff on Martha's Vineyard. Not all the houses are perfectly kept up, but that was... More

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Chili, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This was my second visit to the Lily Dale Community. I have found both visits to be very peaceful and tranquil. It really is a community untouched by the rest of the world. My friends and I are making it an all ladies female getaway trip to reconnect to ourselves and our lost loved ones every year. The visit is... More

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