1843     Millerites predict the world will end 22 October 1844.
        Congress awards Samuel Morse grant to build a telegraph line between Washington & Baltimore.

CLOSE UP OF NEW ENGLAND POPULATIONS OF CITIES AND TOWNS POPULATION OF STATES FREDERICK DOUGLASS HARRIET BEECHER STOWE EDGAR ALLAN POE HERMAN MELVILLE HENRY DAVID THOREAU MAP SOURCE: The David Rumsey Historical Map Collection     | ABOUT THIS MAP