Damrell Infographic - 100 Year US & MA History

Historical Context

Canal Age

1800 - 1850

Massachusetts General Hospital opens

1811

Maine annexed from Massachusetts

1820

City of Boston incorporated

1822

Cholera & Typhoid epidemics

1830 - 1860

Municipal water system is introduced

1848

Railroads spread

1860 - 1900

American Civil War

1861 - 1865

Protests in Boston against Draft

1863

Telephone is patented

1867

Second Industrial Revolution

1867 - 1914

Boston City Hall is built

1885

First running of the Boston Marathon

1897

First subway in America is opened in Boston

1897

Construction of world's largest reservoir begins

1897