An official Path Through History Site! Since it was established in 1879, Lily Dale has been the world’s largest center for spiritual development and the practice of the Spiritualist religion. For more than 130 years, Lily Dale has offered a world-renowned summer program of lectures, workshops, and other activities featuring best-selling authors, leaders in academic and scientific research into psychic phenomena, as well as the world’s most powerful mediums, teachers, and healers. Lily Dale is widely known as a place where knowledge and enlightenment converge in ways that deepen faith and heighten awareness. The energy of the universal life force can be felt, experienced, and developed here in this serene 19th-century lakeside community surrounded by towering, old-growth forest.