Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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45 Events
Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Monday,
October 28, 1878
Twaddle Hall
Albany, NY
Lecture Moses Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
October 29, 1878
Albany, NY Correspondence Letter to household

lecture last night

Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
October 29, 1878
Opera House
Troy, NY
Lecture Moses

small audience – frequently applauded

Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
October 30, 1878
Utica Opera House
Utica, NY
Lecture Burns Tour:
78F
Thursday,
October 31, 1878
Wieting Opera House
Syracuse, NY
Lecture Moses

SDJ Ad of Oct 29 mentions lecture recently delivered throughout New England

Tour:
78F
Thursday,
October 31, 1878
Syracuse, NY Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
78F
Friday,
November 1, 1878
Opera House
Rochester, NY
Lecture Moses Tour:
78F
Saturday,
November 2, 1878
Academy of Music
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Hard Times Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 3, 1878
Buffalo, NY Interview Buffalo Express Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 3, 1878
Buffalo, NY Correspondence Letter to household

Houses better than in New England

Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 3, 1878
Academy of Music
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Moses Tour:
78F
Monday,
November 4, 1878
Park Opera House
Erie, PA
Lecture Hard Times Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
November 5, 1878
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Hard Times Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 6, 1878
Whitney's Opera House
Detroit, MI
Lecture Hard Times Tour:
78F
Thursday,
November 7, 1878
Power's Opera House
Grand Rapids, MI
Lecture Moses

Changed lecture from Hard Times by audience vote.

Tour:
78F
Friday,
November 8, 1878
Opera House
Lansing, MI
Lecture Moses

originally Hard Times, but changed day before

Tour:
78F
Saturday,
November 9, 1878
Ann Arbor, MI Lecture Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 10, 1878
Detroit, MI Lecture Tour:
78F
Monday,
November 11, 1878
Uncategorized Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
November 12, 1878
Union Hall
Kalamazoo, MI
Lecture Burns

full house

Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
November 12, 1878
Burdick House
Kalamazoo, MI
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 13, 1878
Academy of Music
Fort Wayne, IN
Lecture Burns

first lecture in Fort Wayne – subject changed from MOM

Tour:
78F
Thursday,
November 14, 1878
Lafayette, IN Lecture Tour:
78F
Friday,
November 15, 1878
Terre Haute, IN Lecture Burns

one of the largest audiences ever at a lecture in Terre Haute

Tour:
78F
Saturday,
November 16, 1878
Green's Opera Hall
Vincennes, IN
Lecture Moses Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 17, 1878
Pike's Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Moses

full house

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

Recollections of Ingersoll, 305

Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
November 19, 1878
Library Hall
Louisville, KY
Lecture Liberty

very large audience

Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 20, 1878
Cincinnati, OH Interview Cincinnati Gazette Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 20, 1878
Pike's Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Hell Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 20, 1878
Burnet House
Cincinnati, OH
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78F
Thursday,
November 21, 1878
Library Hall
Louisville, KY
Lecture Moses

Lecture was changed from Hell to Moses by audience request

Tour:
78F
Friday,
November 22, 1878
Cincinnati, OH Interview Cincinnati Comercial

Criticism of his lectures

Tour:
78F
Friday,
November 22, 1878
Pike's Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Burns

Lecture may have been Liberty..

Tour:
78F
Saturday,
November 23, 1878
Columbus, OH Lecture Hell Tour:
78F
Saturday,
November 23, 1878
Columbus, OH Lecture Moses Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 24, 1878
Hamilton, OH Lecture Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 24, 1878
Phillips House
Hamilton, OH
Correspondence Letter to Maud

received letter last night at Dayton

Tour:
78F
Monday,
November 25, 1878
Black's Opera House
Springfield, OH
Lecture Hard Times

Tramps. Large & Select Audience

Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
November 26, 1878
Uncategorized Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 27, 1878
Opera House
Youngstown, OH
Lecture Moses Tour:
78F
Thursday,
November 28, 1878
Uncategorized Tour:
78F
Friday,
November 29, 1878
Washington, DC Uncategorized Tour:
78F
Saturday,
November 30, 1878
Reading, PA Lecture Tour:
78F
Sunday,
December 1, 1878
Baltimore, MD Lecture Tour:
78F