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Lily Dale Assembly

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Address: 5 Melrose Dr, Lily Dale, NY 14752-9715
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+1 716-595-8721

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Historic Spiritualism

Quaint village on the lake. Stroll the narrow streets, explore the museum and library. Enjoy the food at several sites on the grounds. Take in a spirit message service run in an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed July 16, 2015
Jacqueline L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 16, 2015

Quaint village on the lake. Stroll the narrow streets, explore the museum and library. Enjoy the food at several sites on the grounds. Take in a spirit message service run in an outdoor setting by mediums. Attend a traditional Spiritualist church service each afternoon at 2:30 in the historic auditorium. Susan B Anthony spoke from the same platform that is... More 

Thank Jacqueline L
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

Are you looking for something different to do? This is well worth it! Most people going there are seeking answers. I wasn't, I went with a group as we are graduates of a mediumship development course. I did a couple of awesome workshop (Mundras and astrology), went to the healing temple, the library, the inspiration stump and the forest temple.... More 

7 Thank Canadastealady
Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2015

This was my first visit to Lilydale and even reading about it in advance doesn't really prepare you for how peaceful a place it is. The houses are just so adorable, like story book houses, with cats roaming around and such beautiful trees. We first visited the Healing Temple which was such a nice, calming experience. Then we went to... More 

Thank Beth S
Monticello, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 24, 2015

What a beautiful tranquil experience with a atmosphere that can not be explained with saying relaxed. I love that they are a GO-Green area being they respect nature. Nice to get away and not be bomb barded with the eye soars of commercial stores and fast food chains. I live in the city and love to get away to Cassadaga... More 

2 Thank applebarter
Lorain, Ohio
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2015

I heard a lot about Lily Dale and drove 300 miles for a visit. I scheduled 2 readings, with 2 different so called mediums on alternate days. The readings were more like an act you would see at a circus. Sure if they guess long enough they might get one fact right! At $50.00 a reading I sure expected more.... More 

22 Thank Carl J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2014

I was surprised to find Lilydale on tripadvisor. It is true that readings cost money, and that you can pay a modest fee to stay at their hotel or one of the privately owned vacation homes. But Lilydale is a spiritual place, for those who want spiritual growth. And the experience you get is based on what you put into... More 

17 Thank Carrie M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2014

My pilgrimage to Lily Dale has become an annual event. I meet cousins there and occasionally take a friend. Each year, we do our favorites: The Stump, Healing Temple, and Forest Temple. A few times I attended the services in Assembly Hall. We MUST have the pot roast sandwich and the quiche in the Sunflower Café on each visit. For... More 

16 Thank ANNIEPG
Orchard Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2014

I heard about the Monday night circles but couldn't find much information about it. The circles take place from the end of June thru the end of August. My sister, two friends and I decided to go one Monday evening. We got there about 6:15 (after 6:00 the gate fee is reduced to $6 from $12.) There was already quite... More 

12 Thank wannabeconch
Ilion, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2014

I wish more of you would reveal who you had a reading with. This certainly helps when booking a reading. My husband and myself have been several times for readings . I just loved my reading withGerta . She was right on target. My husband had a reading with her and was not impressed. I have had a reading with... More 

9 Thank engelsan
Whiteland, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2014

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 

1 Thank EpicSpirit11

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