Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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55 Events
Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Saturday,
May 19, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Monday,
May 21, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Tuesday,
May 22, 1877
Platt's Hall
San Francisco, CA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
May 23, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household

splendid house last night

Tour:
77C
Monday,
May 28, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Tuesday,
May 29, 1877
Dietz Opera House
Oakland, CA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
May 30, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Thursday,
May 31, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household

Going today to San Jose. to speak at Stockton tomorrow

Tour:
77C
Thursday,
May 31, 1877
San Jose, CA Lecture Tour:
77C
Friday,
June 1, 1877
Stockton, CA Lecture Tour:
77C
Monday,
June 4, 1877
Metropolitan Opera House
Sacramento, CA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
June 6, 1877
Platt's Hall
San Francisco, CA
Lecture Ghosts Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 7, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 7, 1877 *
Date is approximate
Petaluma Theatre
Petaluma, CA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
June 13, 1877
Stockton Theater
Stockton, CA
Lecture Ghosts Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 14, 1877
Grand Opera House
San Francisco, CA
Lecture Eight to Seven Tour:
77C
Friday,
June 15, 1877
Metropolitan Theater
Sacramento, CA
Lecture Eight to Seven Tour:
77C
Saturday,
June 16, 1877
Golden Eagle Hotel
Sacramento, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Sunday,
June 17, 1877
Marysville, CA Lecture Tour:
77C
Monday,
June 18, 1877
Nevada City, CA Uncategorized

probable lecture

Tour:
77C
Monday,
June 25, 1877 *
Date is approximate
Lake Tahoe, CA Lecture

possible lecture in Lake Tahoe

Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
June 27, 1877
San Francisco, CA Lecture Reviewers Reviewed Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 28, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household

home around the 11th of July

Tour:
77C
Saturday,
June 30, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household

start for home say 6th of July – something about cool as the audience at Quincy (IL? MA?)

Tour:
77C
Sunday,
July 1, 1877
Badger's Park
Oakland, CA
Lecture

National Labor Union Picnic benefit lecture

Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
July 4, 1877
Badger's Park
Oakland, CA
Lecture

benefit for free reading room, 7-20 thousand present. Addition to Ingersol Canon?

Tour:
77C
Monday,
July 9, 1877
Grand Opera House
San Francisco, CA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
77C
Sunday,
January 20, 1884
Tabor Grand Opera House
Sacramento, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy

Largest Audience ever in building

Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 6, 1884
Yreka, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
September 7, 1884
Mount Shasta, CA Lecture

town formerly known in 1884 as ‘Sissons’

Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 8, 1884
Redding, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 9, 1884
Red Bluff, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 10, 1884
Marysville, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 13, 1884
Metropolitan Temple
San Francisco, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy

2500 in audience

Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 13, 1884
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household

interviews in the Sun & Examiner

Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 15, 1884
San Francisco, CA Interview San Francisco Evening Post

Politics and British Columbia mentions 8/28 lecture in Victoria, BC

Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 16, 1884
Dietz Opera House
Oakland, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 17, 1884
California Theater
San Jose, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 20, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Santa Cruz, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
September 21, 1884
Metropolitan Temple
San Francisco, CA
Lecture How To Be Saved?

crowded house

Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 22, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Gilroy, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 23, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Salinas, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 24, 1884 *
Date is approximate
San Francisco, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Thursday,
September 25, 1884
Petaluma, CA Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Friday,
September 26, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Oakland, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 27, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Stockton, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
September 28, 1884
San Francisco, CA Lecture Liberty Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 29, 1884
Dietz Opera House
Oakland, CA
Lecture

Oakland infered from name of theater

Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 30, 1884
Ridgway Hall
Santa Rosa, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy

first lecture in Santa Rosa

Tour:
84E
Friday,
October 3, 1884
San Francisco, CA Interview SF San Franciscan

Ingersoll Catechised

Tour:
84E
Monday,
October 6, 1884
San Francisco, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
October 6, 1884
Music Hall
San Jose, CA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
October 8, 1884
Los Angeles, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Thursday,
October 9, 1884
Los Angeles, CA Travel left for New Mexico vacation

5 week vacation

Tour:
84E
Thursday,
October 9, 1884
Los Angeles, CA Correspondence Letter to household

lectured here last night

Tour:
84E