Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Tuesday,
September 22, 1868
Indianapolis, IN Lecture 1868 Indianapolis
Sunday,
September 17, 1876
Indianapolis, IN Political Speech
Wednesday,
September 20, 1876
Indianapolis, IN Political Speech 1876 Indianapolis

Contains the famous “Vision of War”

Monday,
November 5, 1877
Courthouse
Indianapolis, IN
Miscellaneous Attended funeral of Oliver P. Morton (former IN gov.)
Wednesday,
May 1, 1878
Indianapolis, IN Lecture Liberty

title given as Intellectual Development -large audience

Tour:
78D
Monday,
November 18, 1878
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Moses

Recollections of Ingersoll, 305

Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 16, 1879
Park Theater
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Liberty Tour:
79F
November, 1879 Indianapolis, IN Interview Unknown Paper

Politics and Gen. Grant

Tour:
79F
Friday,
May 7, 1880
Park Theater
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80D
Monday,
May 23, 1881
Park Theater
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Great Infidels Tour:
81B
Monday,
January 23, 1882
Indianapolis, IN Writing Answers to Clergymen

Letter in Iconoclast

Thursday,
August 17, 1882
Indianapolis, IN Lecture Tour:
82B
Saturday,
November 11, 1882
Park Theater
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Monday,
November 24, 1884
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
Sunday,
February 7, 1886
Indianapolis, IN Interview Indianapolis Times

Let the Democrats In

Tour:
86A
Wednesday,
March 3, 1886
Denison Hotel
Indianapolis, IN
Correspondence Letter to Maude
Friday,
June 20, 1890
Indianapolis, IN Interview Indianapolis Journal

The West and South

Wednesday,
July 22, 1891
Federal Court
Indianapolis, IN
Trial Clover Leaf Railraod
Wednesday,
July 22, 1891
Denison House
Indianapolis, IN
Interview Indianapolis Sentinel

Ingersoll Talks a Little

Wednesday,
February 17, 1892
Indianapolis, IN Interview Indianapolis News

Word Painting and College Education

Tour:
92A
Thursday,
February 18, 1892
Indianapolis, IN Interview Indianapolis News

recalled speech made as child

Tour:
92A
Thursday,
February 18, 1892
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92A
Sunday,
May 29, 1892
English's Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92D
Thursday,
May 4, 1893
English's Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93C
Friday,
October 13, 1893
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Gods Tour:
93D
Tuesday,
March 26, 1895
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Tuesday,
December 10, 1895
English's Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Friday,
March 12, 1897
Indianapolis, IN Interview Indianapolis Sentinel Tour:
97B
Sunday,
March 14, 1897
The Denison
Indianapolis, IN
Correspondence Letter to children

stayed at Gilbert(?) 2 nights, then to Elkwood(?) new town – starting home from Columbus

Tour:
97B
Sunday,
January 29, 1899
Indianapolis, IN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A