history of ATL 1782-1917

Timeline created by jayden.culley@howardstudent...
In History
  • standing Peachtree: first written record

    standing Peachtree: first written record
  • fort peachtree was built

    fort peachtree was built
  • 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 first permanent settler

    Hardy Ivy 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 change to Marthasville

    ATL name change 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