Timeline of New Bedford, Massachusetts

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The following is a timeline of the history of New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States.

17th-18th centuries[edit]

  • 1652 - European settlers arrive.
  • 1778 - September - Grey's raid.
  • 1787 - Town incorporated.[1]
  • 1792
    • The Medley newspaper begins publication.[2]
    • Post office in operation.
  • 1796 - New Bedford and Fairhaven Bridge Company incorporated.[3]
  • 1797
  • 1798 - Columbian Courier newspaper begins publication.[2]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Jedidiah Morse (1797), "New Bedford", The American gazetteer, Boston: At the presses of S. Hall, and Thomas & Andrews 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved October 2, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i New Bedford Directory. New Bedford, Mass.: Charles Taber & Co. 1852. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Henry Howland Crapo (1836), The New-Bedford directory ... and the town register ... Also, a list of whale ships, belonging to the United States, New Bedford, Mass.: J.C. Parmenter, printer, OCLC 35857446 
  5. ^ Edward Edwards (1869), Free Town Libraries: Their Formation, Management, and History in Britain, France, Germany & America, New York: J. Wiley, OCLC 1385548 
  6. ^ Proceedings on the occasion of laying the corner-stone of the library edifice, for the Free Public Library, of the city of New Bedford, August 28, 1856, New Bedford, Mass.: E. Anthony, 1856, OCLC 8693441 
  7. ^ George H. H. Allen (1923), New Bedford Five Cents Savings Bank, New Bedford, Mass.: [Reynolds, printer], OCLC 18996332 
  8. ^ "Soule", Men of progress: one thousand biographical sketches and portraits of leaders in business and professional life in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston: New England Magazine, 1896 
  9. ^ Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved October 2, 2012. 
  10. ^ "New Bedford-Fairhaven Middle Bridge, Spanning Acushnet River on U.S. Highway 6, New Bedford, Bristol County, MA". Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress). Retrieved October 2, 2012. 
  11. ^ a b c "New Bedford", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  12. ^ "Flies invade New Bedford". New York Times. June 9, 1903. 
  13. ^ James M. Lindgren (June 1999). "'Let Us Idealize Old Types of Manhood': The New Bedford Whaling Museum, 1903-1941". New England Quarterly 72. 
  14. ^ "Who We Are". New Bedford: Your Theatrer, Inc. Retrieved October 26, 2013. 
  15. ^ "New Bedford Historical Commission". City of New Bedford. Retrieved October 2, 2012. 
  16. ^ "New Bedford Museum of Glass". Retrieved October 2, 2012. 
  17. ^ "Meet the Mayors". Washington, DC: United States Conference of Mayors. Retrieved March 30, 2013. 

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century
  • Herman Melville (1851), "Chapter 6", Moby-Dick, Harper & Brothers  (novelist's description of New Bedford)
  • Robert Grieve (1889), "Nantucket", Illustrated Martha's Vineyard, Nantucket, Taunton, New Bedford, Fall River (2nd ed.), Providence, RI: J.A. & R.A. Reid, OCLC 10563002 

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Coordinates: 41°38′10″N 70°56′05″W / 41.636111°N 70.934722°W / 41.636111; -70.934722