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Timeline of New Bedford, Massachusetts

The following is a timeline of the history of New Bedford, Massachusetts, United States.

Prior to 19th centuryEdit

  • 1652 - European settlers arrive.
  • 1778 - September - Grey's raid.
  • 1787 - Town incorporated.[1]
  • 1792
    • The Medley newspaper begins publication.[2]
    • Post office in operation.
  • 1796 - New Bedford and Fairhaven Bridge Company incorporated.[3]
  • 1797
  • 1798 - Columbian Courier newspaper begins publication.[2]

19th centuryEdit

20th centuryEdit

21st centuryEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Morse 1797.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington DC: Library of Congress. Retrieved October 2, 2012.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i Taber 1852.
  4. ^ a b c Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, U.S. Census Bureau, 1998
  5. ^ a b c d e f g Crapo 1836.
  6. ^ "Frederick Douglass Chronology". Frederick Douglass National Historic Site. U.S. National Park Service. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  7. ^ "New Bedford Streets; A Piece of Americana: Rodney French Boulevard - New Bedford Guide". New Bedford Guide. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
  8. ^ Edward Edwards (1869), Free Town Libraries: Their Formation, Management, and History in Britain, France, Germany & America, New York: J. Wiley, OCLC 1385548
  9. ^ Proceedings on the occasion of laying the corner-stone of the library edifice, for the Free Public Library, of the city of New Bedford, August 28, 1856, New Bedford, Mass.: E. Anthony, 1856, OCLC 8693441
  10. ^ George H. H. Allen (1923), New Bedford Five Cents Savings Bank, New Bedford, Mass.: [Reynolds, printer], OCLC 18996332
  11. ^ "Soule", Men of progress: one thousand biographical sketches and portraits of leaders in business and professional life in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Boston: New England Magazine, 1896
  12. ^ Davies Project. "American Libraries before 1876". Princeton University. Retrieved October 2, 2012.
  13. ^ "New Bedford-Fairhaven Middle Bridge, Spanning Acushnet River on U.S. Highway 6, New Bedford, Bristol County, MA". Historic American Engineering Record (Library of Congress). Retrieved October 2, 2012.
  14. ^ a b c Britannica 1910.
  15. ^ "Flies invade New Bedford". New York Times. June 9, 1903.
  16. ^ Upton, Austin. "IWW Yearbook 1910". IWW History Project. University of Washington. Retrieved 19 April 2016.
  17. ^ "An Injury to One an Injury to All". Industrial Worker. 2 (9). 21 May 1910. p. 1.
  18. ^ "Who We Are". New Bedford: Your Theatre, Inc. Retrieved October 26, 2013.
  19. ^ Robin D. G. Kelley and Earl Lewis, ed. (2005). "Chronology". To Make Our World Anew: a History of African Americans. Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-983893-6.
  20. ^ "New Bedford Historical Commission". City of New Bedford. Retrieved October 2, 2012.
  21. ^ Reference Department, New Bedford Free Public Library, December 30, 2014
  22. ^ "Whitfield-Manjiro Friendship Society". Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  23. ^ "City of New Bedford Official Home Page". Archived from the original on December 1996 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine.
  24. ^ "New Bedford Museum of Glass". Retrieved October 2, 2012.
  25. ^ "Meet the Mayors". Washington, DC: United States Conference of Mayors. Archived from the original on June 27, 2008. Retrieved March 30, 2013. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  26. ^ First cargo ship arrives New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal, New Bedford Guide.com, July 6, 2015
  27. ^ "$113m New Bedford marine terminal sits largely idle", Boston Globe, August 30, 2015

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