Tiki Toki: This app makes beautiful, interactive timelines. However, its compatibility with WordPress makes it unable to embed in a WordPress site.
Here’s a Tiki Toki tutorial:
TimelineJS: We don’t have experience with this one, but it seems pretty user friendly!
Here’s a TimelineJS tutorial:
You can also visit this page created by a Macaulay Instructional Technology Fellow
Pinterest: If you want to annotate a map, Pinterest makes it easy. However, it’s not so great for showing things chronologically.
This link goes to a sample Pinterest map Kiersten made to see how the feature works:
And just in case you want to know more about TimelineJS, here’s another tutorial: