Sheldon to uncover ‘The Devil’s Cabinet’

MIDDLEBURY — The Sheldon Museum presents its next talk on spiritualism, “The Devil’s Cabinet: The Eddy Family of Spirit Mediums,” on Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. Jason Smiley, a graduate of Champlain College and full-time Compliance Coordinator for, has been studying the Eddy family of Chittenden, Vt. During the mid to late 1800s they became world-renowned as spirit mediums with the alleged ability of generating full-bodied spirit manifestations or “materializations” of the departed. People traveled from a … (read more)