a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » December 13

December 13

Hosea Ballou

1816 – The Second Society of Universalists was incorporated in Boston in order to attract Hosea Ballou as the minister. The congregation erected a large brick building at a cost of $22,000, which became known as the School Street Church, and dedicated the building on October 16, 1817. Ballou, known as the “father of American Universalism,” had become a Universalist at age 19. Read more about Hosea Ballou.

 

Series Navigation<< December 12December 14 >>

Notable in UU History
Rick Stafford, Photographer

Stafford, Rick (1932-)

Rick Stafford has been a part of the Harvard Scene as an employee. He was born ... Read More

Cornell, Ezra (1807-1874)

The entrepreneur who founded Cornell University was the son of Quaker parents in the Bronx. His ... Read More
Brooke Herford

Herford, Brooke (1830-1903)

Brooke Herford was unique in the following that he won, and the service that he rendered ... Read More
William Henry Furness

Furness, William Henry (1802-1896)

William Henry Furness was a minister who had a long and significant pastorate in Philadelphia, and ... Read More