Timeline of Haverhill, Massachusetts

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The following is a timeline of the history of Haverhill, Massachusetts, USA.

17th-18th centuries[edit]

19th century[edit]

  • 1803 - Bradford Academy founded.
  • 1812 - Haverhill Musical Society organized.[4]
  • 1814 - Merrimack Bank incorporated.[5]
  • 1818 - Haverhill and Boston Stage Coach in operation.
  • 1821 - Haverhill Gazette begins publication.
  • 1826 - Influenza outbreak.[citation needed]
  • 1835 - Farrington & Chace shoe manufactory in business.[5]
  • 1837 - Andover and Haverhill Railroad begins operating.
  • 1850 - Population: 5,877.
  • 1851 - Macy's dry good shop in business.[citation needed]
  • 1852 - Haverhill Athenaeum established.[3]
  • 1853 - Smiley & Sons machinery dealer in business.[5]
  • 1859 - Haverhill Library Association established.[3]
  • 1868
  • 1869 - Morse & Son's Circulating Library in business.[3]
  • 1870 - City of Haverhill incorporated.
  • 1871 - Haverhill Hat Company incorporated.[6]
  • 1873 - Fire.[1]
  • 1875 - Winnekenni Castle (residence) built.
  • 1877 - Jennings & Spaulding and E.H. Emerson & Co. shoe manufactories in business.[5]
  • 1878 - Haverhill Furniture Exchange in business.[5]
  • 1880 - Population: 18,472.[1]
  • 1882 - February - Fire.[1]
  • 1883 - Merrimac Bridge constructed.[7]
  • 1885
    • Bon Ton Bazar opens.[5]
    • Pentucket Wheel Club organized.[8]
  • 1889
  • 1895 - Peabody School built.
  • 1897 - Town of Bradford becomes part of Haverhill.
  • 1898
    • John C. Chase (socialist) becomes mayor.
    • Haverhill Historical Society incorporated.[9]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Haverhill", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  2. ^ Frank A. Gilmore (1895), Historical Sketch of First Parish, Haverhill, Mass, Haverhill, Mass: C.C. Morse & Son, printers, OCLC 15062015 
  3. ^ a b c d Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  4. ^ Haverhill: Foundation Facts, Haverhill, Mass: Bridgman & Gay, 1879, OCLC 7188408 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g "City of Haverhill", Industries of Massachusetts, New York: International Pub. Co., 1886, OCLC 19803267 
  6. ^ a b Haverhill, Massachusetts: an Industrial and Commercial Center, Haverhill, Mass: Board of Trade, 1889, OCLC 11378334 
  7. ^ "Merrimac Bridge, Spanning Merrimac River on Bridge Street, Haverhill, Essex County, MA". Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress). Retrieved September 29, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Outing (magazine)". Aug 1885. 
  9. ^ "List of Historical Societies in Massachusetts". Old-Time New England. July 1921. 
  10. ^ "History". Rotary Club of Haverhill. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  11. ^ HCTV
  12. ^ "Meet the Mayors". Washington, DC: United States Conference of Mayors. Retrieved March 30, 2013. 
  13. ^ "History". Haverhill: Spotlight Playhouse. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  14. ^ "Member Directory". Eastern Massachusetts Association of Community Theatres. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 

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Coordinates: 42°47′00″N 71°05′00″W / 42.783333°N 71.083333°W / 42.783333; -71.083333