Talking Board Historical Society to Honor “Mother” of the Ouija Board

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The Mother of the Ouija Board Receives a Monument in Denver, Colorado

This is your chance to be part of Ouija history!

The Talking Board Historical Society, a non-profit group dedicated to preserving the history, magic and lore of the famous Ouija board is announcing a celebration of the life and the unveiling of a monument honoring Helen Peters Nosworthy who is affectionately known as the “mother” of the Ouija board for her part in naming the now iconic American game. She was also responsible for convincing an official at the Patent Office to issue a patent after an astounding demonstration that amazed everyone present. Nosworthy lived in Denver with her husband and is interred in Denver’s Fairmount Cemetery.

The TBHS will conduct the ceremony and unveiling at Fairmount Cemetery, 430 S Quebec St, Denver, CO on Saturday, September 22nd - 10am to 11am. It will be open to the public. A $5 donation is requested. This will be followed by a lecture and exhibition of rare and unusual Ouija boards dating from 1890 to the present day at History Colorado Center, 1200 N Broadway Denver, CO - 1pm to 4pm. TBHS members will be there to visit and answer questions no matter how out of this world. Light snacks, cash bar, Ouija related items available, admission $30, limited seating. For tickets to this truly one of a kind event go to: TBHS.org/events

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