EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Palmer, Massachusetts, 1854 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the town of Palmer, Hampden Co., Massachusetts, surveyed and drawn by F.M. Woodford. It was published by Richard Clark, 115 Walnut Street in 1854. Scale [ca. 1:20,000].The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (in Feet) (Fipszone 2001). 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, cemeteries, industry locations (e.g. mills, factories, mines, etc.), selected private buildings with names of property owners, town and district boundaries, and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes also 4 inset maps and vignettes of notable buildings.This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of originators, ground condition dates, scales, and map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard Library
Place(s)
Massachusetts and Palmer
Subject(s)
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Landforms, Bodies of water, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Landowners, Real property, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
Year
1854-01-01T01:01:01Z
Held by
Harvard
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