Timeline of Worcester, Massachusetts

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Worcester, Massachusetts, United States of America.

Prior to 19th century[edit]

  • 1669 - Common established.
  • 1719 - Town meeting house built.[1]
  • 1733 - Court House built.[2]
  • 1763 - Old South Meeting house built (approximate date).[1]
  • 1775
  • 1786 - Worcester Magazine begins publication.[3]
  • 1792 - Second Meeting House dedicated.[4]
  • 1793
    • Associate Library Company active.[5]
    • Whitney's History of the County of Worcester published.[6]

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

Images[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u Franklin Pierce Rice (1893), Dictionary of Worcester and vicinity, Worcester: F. S. Blanchard & Co. 
  2. ^ The City of Worcester, Massachusetts: its Public Buildings and its Business, 1886, Worcester: Sanford & Davis, 1886 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ Franklin P. Rice (1884), The Worcester book: a diary of noteworthy events in Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1657 to 1883, Worcester: Putnam, Davis and Co., OCLC 6676339 
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ Peter Whitney (1793), The history of the county of Worcester, in the commonwealth of Massachusetts, Printed at Worchester, Massachusetts: Isaiah Thomas 
  7. ^ Report made at an adjourned meeting of the friends of the American Colonization Society, in Worcester County, held in Worcester, Dec. 8, 1830, Worcester: Printed by S. H. Colton and Co., 1831, OCLC 14998249 
  8. ^ Heart of the Commonwealth, or, Worcester as it is, Worcester, Mass.: Henry J. Howland, 1856 
  9. ^ a b c d e Homer L. Patterson (1921), Patterson's American Educational Directory, American Educational Co. 
  10. ^ Henry J. Howland (1853), Worcester almanac, directory, and business advertiser, for 1854, Worcester: H.J. Howland, OCLC 785826916 
  11. ^ Mildred McClary Tymeson. Rural retrospect: a parallel history of Worcester and its Rural Cemetery. Worcester: Albert W. Rice. 1956. pp. 28-33.
  12. ^ Address adopted by the Whig State Convention, at Worcester, September 13, 1848, Worcester: s.n., 1848, OCLC 10603162 
  13. ^ Alfred S. Roe (1901), The Worcester Young Men's Christian Association, Worcester, Mass., OCLC 9642022 
  14. ^ a b Henry J. Howland (1865), The Worcester Directory for 1865, Worcester: H.J. Howland, OCLC 18580655 
  15. ^ Henry J. Howland (1861), The Worcester almanac, directory, and business advertiser, for 1861, Worcester: Printed and published by H.J. Howland, OCLC 785827805 
  16. ^ Addresses of inauguration and dedication, Worcester, November 11, 1868, Worcester: C. Hamilton, 1869 
  17. ^ Elwood Adams Hardware History
  18. ^ Worcester, Mass. (1885), 1684, 1884: Celebration of the two hundredth anniversary of the naming of Worcester, October 14 and 15, 1884, Worcester, Mass: Printed by order of the City Council 
  19. ^ Light: A journal of social Worcester and her neighbors. Worcester, Mass.: F. E. Kennedy. 1890. 
  20. ^ a b "Worcester", The Encyclopaedia Britannica (11th ed.), New York: Encyclopaedia Britannica, 1910, OCLC 14782424 
  21. ^ Worcester Magazinge 1. Worcester Board of Trade. 1901. . See also: v.3 (1902); v.6 (1903); v.14 (1911); v.15 (1912); v.19 (1916)
  22. ^ "Worcester Magazine, October, 1914 (Vol. XVII No.10)". 
  23. ^ "Higgins Museum passes into history", Worcester Business Journal, December 31, 2013 
  24. ^ Worcester Mag. "About Us". Holden Landmark Corporation. Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  25. ^ Worcester Historical Museum. "Museum History". Retrieved August 17, 2012. 
  26. ^ Worcester Women's History Project. "About Us". Retrieved August 17, 2012. 

Further reading[edit]

Published in the 19th century
Published in the 20th century

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