Emily Dickinson was born in 1830, and passed away in 1886
The Dickinson family moved and attended Amherst Academy
Emily Dickinson starts to collect her poems in small packets.
The Civil War begins, and ends.
In the late 1860's Emily goes into an intense state of reclusion.
In the late 1870's Emily's father dies. Her romance with Otis Lerd begins. Her poem "Success is Counted Sweetest" is anonymously published.