The following is a
timeline of the history of Lynn, Massachusetts, USA.
17th-18th century [ edit ]
1629 - Saugus founded.
1637 - Saugus renamed "
Lynn" [1 ] 1642 -
Saugus Iron Works in business. [2 ] 1644 -
Reading separates from Lynn. [1 ] 1720 - Lynnfield burying-ground established.
[3 ] 1732 - Saugus burying-ground established.
[3 ] 1782 -
Lynnfield separates from Lynn. [1 ] 1793 - Post office in operation.
[3 ] 1797 - Population: 2,291.
19th century [ edit ]
1803 - Floating Bridge constructed on Salem-Boston turnpike.
[3 ] 1812 - Eastern Burial-Place established.
[3 ] 1814 - Town House built.
[5 ] 1815
Lynn Record newspaper begins publication. [7 ] 1838
1841 - Lyceum building constructed.
[9 ] 1848 - High Rock Tower built.
[10 ] 1850
High School built. 1852
Lynn Weekly Reporter newspaper begins publication. [7 ] 1855
Andrews Breed becomes mayor.
Lynn Library Association organized.
[6 ] 1856
Edward S. Davis becomes mayor. 1861 -
Hiram N. Breed becomes mayor. 1862
1863 - Boston & Lynn Horse Railroad begins operating.
[14 ] 1866
City Hall dedicated.
Lynn Transcript newspaper begins publication. [7 ] 1868 - Young Men's Christian Association organized.
[9 ] 1870
newspaper begins publication. Lynn City Item [7 ] 1877 -
Samuel M. Bubier becomes mayor.
St. Stephen's Memorial Episcopal Church
Emblem of Lynn Historical Society, 1898
20th century [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (October 2012)
21st century [ edit ]
This section requires expansion. (October 2012)
See also [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b c d e f g h "Lynn", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424
^ C. J. H. Woodbury (1892), , Lynn, Mass: Press of Thos. P. Nichols, The Saugus Iron Works at Lynn, Mass OCLC 6545698
^ a b c d e f g h i Benjamin F. Arrington (1922), "City of Lynn", Municipal history of Essex County in Massachusetts, New York: Lewis historical publishing company, OCLC 1619460
^ Jedidiah Morse (1797), "Lynn", The American gazetteer, Boston: At the presses of S. Hall, and Thomas & Andrews
^ a b c d e "City of Lynn", Industries of Massachusetts: historical and descriptive review of Lynn, Lowell, Lawrence, Haverhill, Salem, Beverly, Peabody, Danvers, Gloucester, Newburyport, and Amesbury, and their leading manufacturers and merchants, New York: International Pub. Co., 1886, OCLC 19803267
^ a b Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University . Retrieved October 1, 2012.
^ a b c d e "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress . Retrieved October 1, 2012.
^ "Lynn Natural History Society". Magazine of Horticuture (Boston, Mass.: Hovey & Co.). October 1843.
^ a b c James R. Newhall (1890), , 2 (1864-1893), Lynn: G. C. Herbert, History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts OCLC 2882816
^ "High Rock Park". City of Lynn . Retrieved October 1, 2012.
^ Carlson, Stephen P. (1980). All Aboard!. Saugus, Massachusetts: Stephen P. Carlson.
^ a b Bradlee, Francis F. C. (1917). . Salem, MA: The Essex Institute. The Eastern Railroad: A Historical Account of Early Railroading in Eastern New England
^ Lynn Public Library. "About our library" . Retrieved October 1, 2012.
^ David Newhall Johnson (1880), , Lynn, Mass.: T. P. Nichols, printer Sketches of Lynn: or, the changes of 50 years
^ Fraser, Caroline (1999). . Henry Holt and Company. p. 52. God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church ISBN 978-0805044317 . Retrieved August 26, 2013.
^ , Lynn, Mass.: T. P. Nichols, printer, 1869 The City Hall of Lynn
^ , Lynn, Mass.: Published by order of the City Council, 1880, Proceedings in Lynn, Massachusetts, June 17, 1879: being the two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the settlement OCLC 4042721
^ "Lynn Woods Reservation". City of Lynn . Retrieved October 1, 2012.
^ W.H. Michael (1889). "Massachusetts". (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. Official Congressional Directory: Fiftieth Congress
^ "FAQs: How did the firm impact the advent of electricity?". J.P. Morgan . Retrieved 3 February 2013.
^ a b c Belcher, Jonathan (31 December 2011). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit . Retrieved 13 March 2012.
Further reading [ edit ]
Published in the 19th century
Alonzo Lewis (1829), , Boston: J.H. Eastburn, The history of Lynn OCLC 11545142
Alonzo Lewis (1844), (2nd ed.), Boston: Printed by S. N. Dickinson The history of Lynn, including Nahant
Alonzo Lewis; James R. Newhall (1865), , Boston: J.L. Shorey History of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts: including Lynnfield, Saugus, Swampscot, and Nahant
. Lynn, Mass.: Sampson, Davenport & Co. Lynn Directory, 1867
"Chronological Table", Centennial Memorial of Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, Lynn: Pub. by order of the City Council, 1876
, Lynn, Mass: Lewis & Winship, 1886 Lynn and surroundings
, Lynn, Mass.: E. F. Bacheller, 1888 The Lynn manual and Essex County road book
. L.J. Richards & Co. 1924 – via Atlas of the City of Lynn, Massachusetts State Library of Massachusetts.
Alan Dawley (1976), Class and Community: the industrial revolution in Lynn, Harvard Studies in Urban History, Harvard University Press, ISBN 0674133900
External links [ edit ]