The History of Atlanta 1782-1917

Timeline created by Parker (actress)
In History
  • Standing Peachtree; first written record

    Standing Peachtree; first written record
  • Fort Peachtree was build

    Fort Peachtree was build
  • Removal of Creek and Cherokee began

    Removal of Creek and Cherokee began
  • ATL opened for white settlement

    ATL opened for white settlement
  • 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
  • The civil war

    The civil war
  • Sherman destroyed ATL

    Sherman destroyed ATL
  • All 5 railroads back in operation

    All 5 railroads back in operation
  • ATL because the capital

    ATL because the capital
  • Coca Cola Company founded by Asa Candler

    Coca Cola Company founded by Asa Candler
  • 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 because selling Coca Cola

    Jacobs pharmacy because selling Coca Cola
  • ATL had 12 railroads

    ATL had 12 railroads
  • 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 trail of Leo Frank

    The trail of Leo Frank
  • Candler Field opened as first airport

    Candler Field opened as first airport