America's first cemetery, Unitarian-style
Boston's 175-year-old Mount Auburn Cemetery reflects Unitarian views of death.
Pilgrims' 400-year legacy alive in Plymouth
The congregation established by the Pilgrims in 1620 belongs to the Unitarian Universalist Association today.
Black inventor helped found Queens church
Son of slaves invented key elements of lightbulb.
St. Louis, first Unitarian outpost in the West
The first Unitarian church west of the Mississippi River was formed in 1835.
UUSC led on Central American human rights
Three years before he was murdered, El Salvador's Archbishop Oscar Romero told us: 'Tell the world what is happening here.'
Ebenezer Scrooge’s conversion
Charles Dickens’s novels reflect the central ideas of nineteenth-century Unitarianism.
He found a planet and founded a church
At 24, Clyde Tombaugh discovered Pluto. He later helped found a Unitarian Universalist church.
William Ellery Channing's public faith
The leader of the early Unitarians proclaimed, ‘I thank God that my own lot is bound up with that of the human race.’
Kindergarten’s radical advocate
Elizabeth Palmer Peabody saw her educational work as part of a larger effot to reform human society.
Adin Ballou, practical utopian
Founder of Hopedale community taught 'nonresistance,' influenced Tolstoy, Gandhi, and King.
Cecelia Payne-Gaposchkin: Astronomer and pioneer
The brilliant astronomer who was also the first woman to receive tenure on Harvard’s faculty also taught Sunday school at her Unitarian church.