This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Burlington, Vermont, 1853, lith. of Sarony Major, NY. It was published by Presdee Edwards in 1853. Scale [ca.1:1,287].
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Vermont State Plane Coordinate System (Meters) (FIPS 4400). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map.
This map shows features such as roads, railroads, drainage, public buildings, schools, churches, parks, industry locations (e.g. mills, factories, mines, wharves, etc.), selected private buildings and property lots with names of property owners, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also illustrations and a list of "subscribers."
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of New England from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.