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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. [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
1848 - High Rock Tower built.
[11 ] 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.
[15 ] 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 ]
Other cities in Massachusetts
Timeline of Boston
Timeline of Cambridge, Massachusetts
Timeline of Gloucester, Massachusetts
Timeline of Haverhill, Massachusetts
Timeline of Lawrence, Massachusetts
Timeline of Lowell, Massachusetts
Timeline of New Bedford, Massachusetts
Timeline of Newburyport, Massachusetts
Timeline of Salem, Massachusetts
Timeline of Somerville, Massachusetts
Timeline of Waltham, Massachusetts
Timeline of Worcester, Massachusetts
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
^ "Frederick Douglass Chronology". Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. U.S. National Park Service . Retrieved May 2015.
^ "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
^ Federal Writers' Project (1937), "Chronology", Massachusetts: a Guide to its Places and People, American Guide Series, Boston: Houghton Mifflin
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
Published in the 20th century
External links [ edit ]