Official Silent Hill Timeline

Before the 16th Century
Native Americans conduct rituals here. This land is valued as a sacred place in Native American religion where mysterious rituals are conducted. They revered the town as “The Place of the Silent Spirits.” The land is known as a holy place and seemed to possess a mysterious power.

1600s
In the late 1600s, settlers begin to come to Silent Hill from Europe. The Native Americans were forced to leave the land.

1700s
In the early 1700s, a mysterious epidemic breaks out and the town is abandoned.
1730
Daniel R. Bryant and a group of thirty four pioneers cross Toluca Lake to arrive in Silent Hill.
1743
In 1743, Daniel R. Bryant dies from influenza and is buried in town. An overlook is named in his memory.

1800s
1810
Around this time, the town is resettled as a penal colony. Silent Hill Prison and Brookhaven Hospital are constructed. Brookhaven Hospital was built in response to a great plague that followed a wave of immigration to this area. It was originally little more than a shack, but it gradually grew and grew. It was at this time that the town was given the name “Silent Hill”.
1816
The Gillespie Coal & Iron Company establishes the Devil’s Pit Mine.
1819
Mason Bartlett is born.
1820
On March 15th, Maine secedes from Massachusetts and becomes a state.
According to the style, Allen Smith paints Waterfront Landscape around this time, a scene of this area from long ago. There were a lot fewer people then, and only a handful of buildings.
In Silent Hill 2, a note is found in Toluca Prison:
“September 11, 1820
Prisoner number: C-221”
This is strange because Toluca Prison camp wasn’t built until 1862 and the note is dated 1820.
Isaac Shepherd is born.
1840
Around this time, Silent Hill Prison closes.
1848
Daniel Shepherd is born.
1850
Around this time, a coal field is discovered and Wiltse Coal Mine opens, which leads to the revitalization of the town.
1853
Shepherd’s Glen is founded by Isaac Shepherd, Edith Holloway, Cornelius Fitch and Mason Bartlett.
Daniel Shepherd, Ann Holloway, Theodore Fitch and Helen Bartlett are sacrificed by their respective families on September 23rd to appease God.
1855
Andrew Fitch is born.
1857
Elizabeth Fitch (née unknown) is born.
1860
The Gillespie Coal & Iron Company begin extracting ore from the the Devil’s Pit.
1861
The American Civil War begins.
Patrick Chester and his son both participate in the American Civil War.
1862
Toluca Prison Camp is constructed for POWs.
1863
Diyu’s Tusk Cavern is discovered by Chinese immigrant miners.
1864
William Shepherd is born.
1865
The American Civil War ends in a Union victory.
Catherine Shepherd (née unknown) is born.
Frederick Holloway is born on November 24th.
1866
Toluca Prison Camp is converted into Toluca Prison. [1]
1867
The events of Past Life occur.
1868
John Holloway is born on June 12th.
1870
Nancy Holloway (née unknown) is born on June 22nd.
1872
Lydia Bartlett is born.
1874
Mason Bartlett dies on March 10th.
1875
Stephanie Shepherd (née unknown) is born.
1876
David Shepherd is born.
1877
Lois Bartlett (née unknown) is born.
Regina Fitch is born to Andrew and Elizabeth Fitch.
1882
Isaac Shepherd dies on March 9th.
1885
Henry Holloway is born on December 12th.
1887
Andrew Fitch dies on April 15th.
Robert Holloway is born on August 17th.
1889
Catherine Shepherd dies on January 1st.
William Shepherd dies on March 1st.
Sophie Holloway (née unknown) is born on July 29th.
1890
Around this time, people start to mysteriously disappear all over town.
1892
Henry Holloway dies on February 4th.
1893
Mary Bartlett (née unknown) is born.
1894
Lydia Bartlett dies on April 5th.
1896
Lois Bartlett dies on May 6th.
1897
Elizabeth Fitch dies on June 29th.
Bartlett Vineyards is established.
1899
Nancy Holloway dies on December 16th.
Stephanie Shepherd dies on December 31st.

1900s
In the early 1900s, Toluca Prison closes and Silent Hill becomes a tourist area.
1900
Frederick Holloway dies on January 16th.
1901
John Holloway dies on October 29th.
1903
Thomas Shepherd, Earnest Holloway, Rose Fitch and Charles Bartlett are sacrificed by their respective families to appease God.
1905
Horace H. Bartlett is born.
1910
Robert Holloway dies on January 23rd.
David Shepherd dies on March 1st.
1911
Caleb Bartlett is born.
According to local legend, miners discover mysterious symbols carved into the walls of a limestone grotto in the Superstition Caverns, leading to wild speculation about witchcraft and the occult. Soon after, a series of unfortunate accidents and reports of mysterious creatures force the Gillespie Coal & Iron Company to suspend mining operations along this seam.
1917
Caleb Bartlett dies on August 3rd.
Mary Bartlett dies on August 4th.
1918
In November, a tourist ship called The Little Baroness went missing in Toluca Lake.
1920
Sophie Holloway dies on September 13th.
1923
Regina Fitch dies on May 14th.
1926
Helen Grady is born.
1933
Michael Kaufmann is born.
1934
Horace H. Bartlett dies on March 10th in a powder mill explosion.
1937
Dahlia Gillespie is born.
1939
Strange events at Toluca Lake occur. After Wiltse Coal Mine closes and Silent Hill becomes a sightseeing area, a succession of boating accidents occur. This leaves Silent Hill with a poor reputation for sightseeing.
1945
Devil’s Pit Historical Park is founded.
1951
Harry Mason is born.
1952
Martin Fitch is born.
1953
Rebecca Shepherd, Lawrence Holloway, Rusty Fitch and Patricia Bartlett are sacrificed by their respective families to appease God.
1954
Thomas Orosco is born.
Adam Shepherd is born.
Margaret Holloway is born.
1955
Cybil Bennett is born.
1957
James Wheeler is born.
1958
Sam Bartlett is born.
1959
Lillian Shepherd is born.
1960
Lisa Garland is born.
1961
On June 12th, Richard Grady hangs himself in Room 500 of Riverside Motel.
1963
The mayor of Silent Hill dies suddenly and, one after the other, the staff at a development group for the town die accidental deaths.
1964
James Sunderland is born.
1966
Curtis Ackers is born.
1968
Mary Shepherd-Sunderland is born.
1969
Alessa Gillespie is born.
1970
Harry and Jodie Mason are married.
Eddie Dombrowski is born.
1971
Claudia Wolf is born.
1972
Eric Lake is born.
Tina is born.
1974
Angela Orosco is born.
1976
The events of Silent Hill: Origins occur, according to Alex Shepherd’s diary.
Cheryl is “born” and is adopted by Harry and Jodie Mason, who find her on the side of the road.
Amy Baldwin is born.
1979
Jodie Mason dies either from her illness or in a car accident.
1983
The events of Silent Hill occur, 7 years after Silent Hill: Origins.
Heather Mason is born.
Cheryl Heather Mason is born on July 17th in the Shattered Memories timeline.
1984
In November, Amy Baldwin dies after falling out of the Baldwin Mansion attic window after trying to retrieve a birthday card for her father.
1985
Laura is born.
Alex Shepherd is born.
Elle Holloway is born.
1988
In Portland, Harry murders a member of the Order in self defense, who was searching for the reincarnation of Alessa. After this event, Harry was acquitted in court and moved to another town to protect their safety. Harry changed Cheryl’s name to Heather, and began dying her hair blonde.
1990
Douglas Cartland retires from being a police officer and his wife divorces him.
Harry Mason dies in a car accident in Silent Hill: Shattered Memories timeline.
1992
Nora Holloway is born.
1993
Ten years after Dahlia’s death, the Order remained rather inactive. Around this time, Vincent Smith manages to revive and expand the Order using their finances.
The events of Silent Hill 2 occur “10 years later” after Silent Hill according to Alex Shepherd’s diary.
The events of Silent Hill: The Arcade occur.
Martin Fitch saves an 8-year-old Alex Shepherd from dying of hypothermia in a school bus accident.
1994
Joshua Shepherd is born.
Joey Bartlett is born.
1996
Ariadne Johnson is born on January 6th.

2000
The events of Silent Hill 3 occur seven years after Silent Hill 2, seventeen years after Silent Hill, and twenty-four years after Silent Hill: Origins.
2003
Shepherd’s Glen celebrates its 150th anniversary on Saturday and Sunday, September 20th and 21st respectively.
Scarlet Fitch, Nora Holloway and Joey Bartlett are sacrificed by their respective parents to appease God.
Joshua Shepherd dies in a boating accident and Alex is sent away to a mental hospital.
2007
Alex escapes from an insane asylum and returns to Shepherd’s Glen.
In autumn, the events of Silent Hill: Homecoming occur.
2008
The events of Silent Hill: Shattered Memories occur in a different timeline.
2011
The events of Silent Hill: Downpour occur in the month of October.

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