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Robert Ingersoll Birthplace Museum

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The museum is small but informative. While I wished to learn more, I did learn quite a bit in a... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
TravelinRobT
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Waterloo, New York
The Most Remarkable American Most People Have Never Heard Of

Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899), known as "The Great Agnostic," was the most celebrated orator of... read more

Reviewed 9 June 2016
Magic_Travelers
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16 Jul 2017
“Very interesting”
9 Jun 2016
“The Most Remarkable American Most People Have Never Heard Of”
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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899), known as "The Great Agnostic," was the most celebrated orator of The Gilded Age. In a time before radio or television, audiences numbering in the thousands crowded auditoriums to hear him speak. His admirers included Walt Whitman, Thomas Edison, Elizabeth Cady...More

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Reviewed 17 July 2017

The museum is small but informative. While I wished to learn more, I did learn quite a bit in a decent introduction to the man and I would love to read more about him. A new person of interest to research

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Robert G. Ingersoll (1833-1899), known as "The Great Agnostic," was the most celebrated orator of The Gilded Age. In a time before radio or television, audiences numbering in the thousands crowded auditoriums to hear him speak. His admirers included Walt Whitman, Thomas Edison, Elizabeth Cady...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2014

The introductory museum presentation states that Robert Ingersoll "is the most remarkable American most people never heard of" -- and it does an excellent job proving why he is well worth getting to know. Nicely designed museum exhibits reveal aspects of nineteenth-century American history that...More

3  Thank FelicityGrace2014
Reviewed 20 July 2013

For those who like the smaller, out of the mainstream museums, this is one to visit. The museum is housed the birthplace of Robert Ingersoll. It tells life story of Ingersoll, one of the great, but often forgotten orators of the nineteenth century.

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