the history of ATL 1782/1917

Timeline created by zach loves toast
In History
  • standing Peachtree first written record

    standing Peachtree first written record
  • 1814 fort Peachtree was built

    1814 fort Peachtree was built
  • 1818 removal of creek and Cherokee began

    1818 removal of creek and Cherokee began
  • 1821 ATL opened for white settlement

    1821 ATL opened for white settlement
  • 1833 hardy ivy was first permanent settler

    1833 hardy ivy was first permanent settler
  • 1837 western and Atlantic railroad built from Chattanooga to Atlanta

    1837 western and Atlantic railroad built from Chattanooga to Atlanta
  • 1837 Atlanta was named Terminus

    1837 Atlanta was named Terminus
  • 1838 trail of tears created

    1838 trail of tears created
  • 1843 Atlanta name changed to Marthasville

    1843 Atlanta name changed to Marthasville
  • 1844 ATL became ATL

    1844 ATL became ATL
  • 1850 Oakland Cemetary opened

    1850 Oakland Cemetary opened
  • 1860 civil war started

    1860 civil war started
  • 1864 Sherman destroyed ATL

    1864 Sherman destroyed ATL
  • 1865 all 5 raildroads back in operation after being destroyed

    1865 all 5 raildroads back in operation after being destroyed
  • 1868 ATL became the capital of georgia

    1868 ATL became the capital of georgia
  • 1883

    1883
    Atlanta journal founded by Henry Grady
  • 1886 John S. Pemberton created Coca-Cola

    1886 John S. Pemberton created Coca-Cola
  • 1886 Jacobs pharmacy began selling Coca-Cola

    1886 Jacobs pharmacy began selling Coca-Cola
  • 1890 ATL has 12 railroads

    1890 ATL has 12 railroads
  • 1892 Coca-Coca company founded by Asa Chandler.

    1892 Coca-Coca company founded by Asa Chandler.
  • 1905

    1905
    Alonzo Herndon founded the Atlanta Life Insurance Co.
  • 1906

    1906
    Atlanta Race Riot
  • 1910

    1910
    ATL had 40 railroad lines
  • 1913

    1913
    The Trial of Leo Frank
  • 1917

    1917
    Fire destroys the northeast section of ATL
  • 1925

    1925
    Candler Field opened as first Airport