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Upcoming Events sponsored or co-sponsored by the Historical Society


​​The Annual Bellows Lecture, November 13, 2022 at 2:00pm on Zoom

Professor Lydia Ciollo: “Strange Bedfellows?  Henry David Thoreau and Unitarianism"


203rd Anniversary Weekend, November 18-20.

Dinners-in-homes on Friday evening; Anniversary Sunday, November 20.


We look forward to seeing you!

The list of all events happening at All Souls is at All Souls Events

Past Historical Society Events

Book Talk, given at our Annual Meeting, October 16, 2022

Robert K. Sutton: Stark Mad Abolitionists: Lawrence, Kansas, and the Battle over Slavery in the Civil War Era

Recording available here

The Channing Lecture, May 22, 2022

Rev. Natalie Fenimore: Widening the Circle to Welcome the Future

Recording available here

The Bellows Lecture, Nov. 14, 2021

Dr. Christopher Cameron: Unitarianism, African Americans and Abolitionism 

Recording available here

Sanctuary Tour, Oct. 31, 2021

Laura Pederson: Sanctuary Tour

Recording available here

History Talk, Sept. 19, 2021

Laura Pedersen: Herman Melville's Unitarian Compass

PDF available here

The Bellows Lecture, Nov. 22, 2020

Dr. Bernard Unti: Henry Bergh: Animal Advocate, New Yorker, Unitarian and Riddle of the 19th Century

Recording available here and bibliography

The Bicentennial Lecture, Nov. 13, 2019

Professor Linn Carey Mehta: Catharine Sedgwick, Herman Melville and All Souls  

Recording available here

The Channing Lecture, Jan. 2019:

Rev. John Buehrens: Conflagration: How Transcendentalists sparked the American Struggle for Racial, Gender and Social Justice

Recording available here

All Souls 175th Anniversary Service, 1994

Recording available here

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