UUCM Timeline

Rev. Carol Strecker Starts as UUCM Interim Minister

2017

Rev. Barbara McKusick Liscord Retires as UUCM Settled Minister

2017

Tricia Jalbert Becomes UUCM President

2017

Donald Trump Elected US President

2017

Lynn Coakley Becomes UUCM President

2016

Mark Schwartzberg Becomes UUCM President

2015

David Wheeler Becomes UUCM President

2014

Leslie Bennett Becomes UUCM President

2013

Ellen Groh Becomes UUCM President

2012

Rev. Jeanne Nieuwejaar Retires from Active Ministry

2011

Ellen Groh Becomes UUCM President

2011

The Bakers Become UUCM Co-Presidents

2010

Barack Obama Elected US President

2009

The Bakers Become UUCM Co-Presidents

2009

Jim Bannon Becomes UUCM President

2008

Carol Hess Becomes UUCM President

2007

Rev. Olav Nieuwejaar Retires from Active Ministry

2006

Carol Hess Becomes UUCM President

2006

Carol Hess Becomes UUCM President

2005

Peter Lippitt Becomes UUCM President

2004

Peter Lippitt Becomes UUCM President

2003

Rev. Barbara McKusick Liscord Becomes UUCM Settled Minister

2002

Ruth Heden Becomes UUCM President

2002

9/11 Attack

2001

Rev. Wayne Shuttee Becomes UUCM Interim Minister

2001

George W. Bush Elected US President

2001

Ruth Heden Becomes UUCM President

2001

Rev. Louise Ulrich Becomes UUCM Interim Minister

2000

Graham Smith Becomes UUCM President

2000

Bill Clinton Elected US President

1993

George H. W. Bush Elected US President

1989

Rev. Olav Nieuwejaar & Rev. Jeanne Nieuwejaar Commence UUCM Co-Ministry

1987

Ronald Reagan Elected US President

1981

Jeanne Nieuwejaar Becomes UUCM Religious Education Director

1977

Jimmy Carter Elected US President

1977

Rev. Olav Nieuwejaar Starts as UUCM Settled Minister

1976

Gerald Ford Becomes US President

1974

Rev. Howard A. Waterhouse Becomes UUCM Settled Minister

1973

Richard Nixon Elected President

1969

Rev. Edwin Lynn Becomes UUCM Settled Minister

1967

Lyndon B. Johnson Becomes US President

1963

Rev. Charles Gaines Becomes UUCM Settled Minister

1963

John F. Kennedy Elected US President

1961

Dwight D. Eisenhower Elected US President

1953

Harry S. Truman Becomes US President

1945

Michigan Becomes a State

1937

Franklin D. Roosevelt Elected President

1933

Herbert Hoover Elected US President

1929

Calvin Coolidge Becomes US President

1923

Warren G. Harding Elected US President

1921

Woodrow Wilson Elected US President

1913

William H. Taft Elected US President

1909

Philippine–American War Ends

1902

Theodore Roosevelt Becomes US President

1901

U.S. Population Exceeds 75 million

1900

American Samoa Occupied

1899

Philippine–American War Starts

1899

Spanish–American War Ends

1898

Hawaii Annexed

1898

Spanish–American War Starts

1898

William McKinley Elected US President

1897

Boston Subway Completed

1897

Gold Discovered in the Yukon’s Klondike

1896

Utah Becomes a State

1896

First Unitarian Society Receives Gift of New Organ from A. E. Pillsbury

1894

Grover Cleveland Elected US President

1893

General Electric Company Founded

1892

Sierra Club Founded

1892

Yosemite National Park Created

1890

Wounded Knee Massacre

1890

National American Woman Suffrage Association Founded

1890

Benjamin Harrison Elected US President

1889

North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington Become States

1889

First Unitarian Society Church Building Completed

1888

Grover Cleveland Elected US President

1885

Washington Monument Completed

1885

Brooklyn Bridge Opens

1883

Chester A. Arthur Becomes US President

1881

James A. Garfield Elected US President

1881

First Unitarian Society Houses Annual Meeting in Fireside Room

1881

The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona Territory

1881

Clara Barton creates Red Cross

1881

First Unitarian Society Meets for Services in their Own Church

1880

U.S. Population Exceeds 50 Million

1880

Thomas Edison Creates First Functioning Light Bulb

1879

Rutherford B. Hayes Elected US President

1877

National League of Baseball Founded

1876

Colorado becomes a State

1876

Battle of Little Bighorn

1876

First Unitarian Society of Milford, NH Buys Elm Street Property for $1,500

1875

First Unitarian Society Receives an Organ purchased by Elizabeth Livermore

1875

Civil Rights Act of 1875

1875

Yellowstone National Park Created

1872

Great Chicago Fire

1871

First Unitarian Society of Milford, N.H. Formed

1870

Ulysses S. Grant Elected US President

1869

The First Transcontinental Railroad is Completed at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory

1869

Territory of Alaska Purchased from the Russian Empire

1867

Nebraska Becomes a State

1867

Civil Rights Act of 1866

1866

13th Amendment Passes, Permanently Outlawing Slavery

1865

End of Civil War

1865

Andrew Johnson Becomes US President

1865

Nevada Becomes a State

1864

Start of Civil War

1861

Abraham Lincoln Elected US President

1861

Pony Express Begins

1860

John Brown’s Raid on Harpers Ferry

1859

Transatlantic Cable Laid

1858

Minnesota Becomes a State

1858

James Buchanan Elected US President

1857

Franklin Pierce Elected US President

1853

Millard Fillmore Becomes US President

1850

California Becomes a State

1850

Zachary Taylor Elected US President

1849

Milford Unitarian Society Ceases to Exist

1849

California Gold Rush Begins

1849

Wisconsin Becomes a State

1848

The Mexican–American War Ends

1848

The U.S.–Mexican War Begins

1846

Iowa Becomes a State

1846

James K. Polk Elected US President

1845

Texas Annexation

1845

Florida and Texas become states

1845

John Tyler Becomes US President

1841

William H. Harrison Elected US President

1841

Martin Van Buren Elected US President

1837

U.S. Recognizes the Republic of Texas

1837

Battle of the Alamo

1836

Alexis de Tocqueville’s “Democracy in America” Published

1835

Milford Unitarian Society Formed

1833

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