the history of atlanta:1782-1917

Timeline created by nicholas.feenstra@howardstu...
In History
  • standing peachtree: first wrtten record

  • fort peachtree was built

  • removal of creek and cherokee began

  • ATL opened for white settlement

  • hardy lvy was first permanent settler

    hardy lvy was 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
  • oaklan opend

    oaklan opend
  • 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 Henry Grady

    Atlanta Journal founded Henry Grady
  • John S. Pemberton created Coca Jacobs Pharmacy began selling Coca Cola Cola

    John S. Pemberton created Coca Jacobs Pharmacy began selling Coca Cola Cola
  • ATL had 12 raiload

    ATL had 12 raiload
  • 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
  • The Trial of Leo Frank

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

    Fire destroys  the northeast section of ATL
  • Candler Field opened as first Airport

    Candler Field opened as first Airport