The History of ATL 1782-1925

Timeline created by Lawrence/MOMO
In History
  • Standing Peachtree: first written record

    Standing Peachtree: first written record
  • Fort Peachtree was built

    Fort Peachtree was built
  • Removal of Cherokee and Creek begin

    Removal of Cherokee and Creek begin
  • ATL opened for white settlers

    ATL opened for white settlers
  • Hardy Ivy was the first permanent settler

    Hardy Ivy was the first permanent settler
  • Western and Atlantic Railroad built from Chattanooga to ATL

    Western and Atlantic Railroad built from Chattanooga to ATL
  • ATL named Terminus

    ATL named Terminus
  • Trail of Tears

    Trail of Tears
  • ATL name changed to Marthasville

    ATL name changed to Marthasville
  • ATL became ATL

    ATL became ATL
  • Oakland cemetery opened

    Oakland cemetery opened
  • Civil war

    Civil war
  • Sherman destroyed ATL

    Sherman destroyed ATL
  • All 5 railroads back in operation

    All 5 railroads back in operation
  • ATL became the capital

    ATL became the capital
  • Atlanta journal founded by Henry Grady

    Atlanta journal founded by Henry Grady
  • John S. Pemberton created coca cola

    John S. Pemberton created coca cola
  • Jacobs Pharmacy began selling Coca Cola

    Jacobs Pharmacy began selling Coca Cola
  • ATL had 12 railroad lines

    ATL had 12 railroad lines
  • Coca Cola Company founded by Asa Candler

    Coca Cola Company founded by Asa Candler
  • Alonzo Herndon founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Co.

    Alonzo Herndon founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Co.
  • Atlanta Race Riot

    Atlanta Race Riot
  • ATL had 40 railroad lines

    ATL had 40 railroad lines
  • Fire destroys the northeast section of ATL

    Fire destroys the northeast section of ATL
  • The Trial of Leo Frank

    The Trial of Leo Frank
  • Candler Field opened as first Airport in ATL

    Candler Field opened as first Airport in ATL