Timeline of Lynn, Massachusetts

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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.
  • 1644 - Reading separates from Lynn.[1]
  • 1720 - Lynnfield burying-ground established.[2]
  • 1732 - Saugus burying-ground established.[2]
  • 1782 - Lynnfield separates from Lynn.[1]
  • 1793 - Post office in operation.[2]
  • 1797 - Population: 2,291.[3]

19th century[edit]

  • 1803 - Floating Bridge constructed on Salem-Boston turnpike.[2]
  • 1810 - Population: 4,087.[4]
  • 1812 - Eastern Burial-Place established.[2]
  • 1814 - Town House built.[5]
  • 1815
Lyceum building
Ezra W. Mudge
Music Hall
St. Stephen's Memorial Episcopal Church
G.A.R. Hall and Museum
Emblem of Lynn Historical Society, 1898

20th century[edit]

Vamp Building
Walter H. Creamer
Lynn Post Office
Capitol Diner
Lynn City Hall

21st century[edit]

See also[edit]

Other cities in Massachusetts

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h Britannica 1910.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Arrington 1922.
  3. ^ Morse 1797.
  4. ^ a b Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, U.S. Census Bureau, 1998 
  5. ^ a b c d e Industries of Massachusetts 1886.
  6. ^ a b Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  7. ^ a b c d e "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Lynn Natural History Society". Magazine of Horticuture. Boston, Mass.: Hovey & Co. October 1843. 
  9. ^ a b c Newhall 1890.
  10. ^ "Frederick Douglass Chronology". Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. U.S. National Park Service. Retrieved May 2015.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  11. ^ "High Rock Park". City of Lynn. Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  12. ^ Carlson, Stephen P. (1980). All Aboard!. Saugus, Massachusetts: Stephen P. Carlson. 
  13. ^ a b Bradlee, Francis F. C. (1917). The Eastern Railroad: A Historical Account of Early Railroading in Eastern New England. Salem, MA: The Essex Institute. 
  14. ^ Lynn Public Library. "About our library". Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  15. ^ Johnson 1880.
  16. ^ Fraser, Caroline (1999). God's Perfect Child: Living and Dying in the Christian Science Church. Henry Holt and Company. p. 52. ISBN 978-0805044317. 
  17. ^ Nichols 1869.
  18. ^ Anniversary 1880.
  19. ^ "Lynn Woods Reservation". City of Lynn. Retrieved October 1, 2012. 
  20. ^ W.H. Michael (1889). "Massachusetts". Official Congressional Directory: Fiftieth Congress (2nd ed.). Washington DC: Government Printing Office. 
  21. ^ "FAQs: How did the firm impact the advent of electricity?". J.P. Morgan. Retrieved 3 February 2013. 
  22. ^ a b c Belcher, Jonathan (31 December 2011). "Changes to Transit Service in the MBTA district" (PDF). NETransit. Retrieved 13 March 2012. 
  23. ^ "City of Lynn, Massachusetts Official Homepage". Archived from the original on July 2001 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine. 
  24. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1937), "Chronology", Massachusetts: a Guide to its Places and People, American Guide Series, Boston: Houghton Mifflin 

Bibliography[edit]

Published in the 18th-19th century
Published in the 20th century

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