Timeline of Cambridge, Massachusetts history

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This is a timeline of the history of the city of Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.

17th century[edit]

18th century[edit]

19th century[edit]

1800s–1840s[edit]

1850s–1890s[edit]

20th century[edit]

1900s–1940s[edit]

1950s–1970s[edit]

1980s–1990s[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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1850s-1890s

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Coordinates: 42°22′25″N 71°06′38″W / 42.373611°N 71.110556°W / 42.373611; -71.110556