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Providence, Rhode Island, 1823 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of the town of Providence : from actual survey, [by] Daniel Anthony. It was published in 1823. Scale not given. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Rhode Island State Plane Coordinate System (Feet) (FIPS 3800). 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, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, drainage, selected points of interest, and more. Selected buildings are shown pictorially. Includes inset views: [View of Harbor] -- Hope College and University Hall. Also includes index to points of interest (schools, churches, banks, etc.). 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.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Year
1823
Held by
Harvard
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