Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Sunday,
January 11, 1885
New York, NY Interview New York Mail and Express

Religioius Prejudice

Tour:
85A
Sunday,
January 11, 1885
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 13, 1885
City Hall
Waterbury, CT
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 14, 1885
Pittsfield, MA Correspondence Letter home Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 14, 1885
American House
Pittsfield, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 14, 1885
Academy of Music
Pittsfield, MA
Lecture Orthodoxy

very meager audience

Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 17, 1885
Portland Theatre
Portland, ME
Lecture Orthodoxy

full house

Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 17, 1885
Falmouth House
Portland, ME
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
85A
Sunday,
January 18, 1885
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Monday,
January 19, 1885
Opera House
Utica, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 20, 1885
Opera House
Rome, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

300-400 people

Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 21, 1885
Academy of Music
Auburn, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

audience of “goodly proportions”, but didn’t fill hall (blizzard in progress)

Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 22, 1885
Windsor Hotel
Gloversville, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

came from Auburn, going to Amsterdam

Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 22, 1885
Memorial Hall
Gloversville, NY
Lecture

recent lecture noted in Amsterdam paper

Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 22, 1885
Train Station
Auburn, NY
Miscellaneous Conversation with minister

With Mrs. Ingersoll

Tour:
85A
Friday,
January 23, 1885
Academy of Music
Oswego, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 24, 1885
Hodge Opera House
Lockport, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 24, 1885
Powers Hotel
Rochester, NY
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
85A
Sunday,
January 25, 1885
Court Street Theater
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Monday,
January 26, 1885
The Genesee Hotel
Buffalo, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

just starting for Rochester

Tour:
85A
Monday,
January 26, 1885
Corinthian Academy of Music
Rochester, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 27, 1885
Wagner Opera House
Bradford, PA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 27, 1885
Bradford, PA Correspondence Letter to Clint Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 27, 1885
St. James Hotel
Bradford, PA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 28, 1885
Breese Opera House
Norwich, NY
Lecture Cancelled Orthodoxy

cancelled Norwich lecture (due to blizzard) – rescheduled to 2/26

Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 29, 1885
Metropolitan Opera House
Binghamton, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

Not the first lecture in Binghamton, but previous was a long time earlier.

Tour:
85A
Friday,
January 30, 1885
Opera House
Amsterdam, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 31, 1885
City Opera House
Altoona, PA
Lecture Cancelled Which Way?

part of Liberal League meeting – miscommunication with league?

Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 31, 1885
Music Hall
Kingston, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Sunday,
February 1, 1885
Brooklyn Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A