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Great American Events / Universalists

This series of 15 American Universalists offers brief biographies of each figure, as well as a multimedia illustration of a key achievement in that person’s lifetime and in American history as well.


Notable in UU History
Emerson lodged at his grandparents’ home, the Old Manse, when he first moved to Concord. Courtesy of the Concord Free Public Library.

Emerson in Concord

The Living Legacy of Ralph Waldo Emerson Ralph Waldo Emerson moved to Concord, Massachusetts, in 1834 ... Read More
Margaret Fuller

Notable American Unitarians: Literature – Margaret Fuller

Margaret Fuller, 1810-1850 Margaret Fuller grew up in a Unitarian family in Cambridge and her brother, ... Read More
John Lathrop

John Howland Lathrop: Brooklyn’s World Minister, 1880-1967

This celebration of the lives of John and Lita Lathrop written by Olive Hoogenboom is abridged ... Read More