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Connecticut, 1849 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Connecticut : from actual survey, engraved by Daggett Ely. It was published in 1849 by Brown Parsons. Scale [ca. 1:331,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Connecticut State Plane Coordinate System (Feet) (FIPS 0600). 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, railroads, drainage, county and town boundaries, churches, courthouses and more. Relief shown by hachures. Insets: Plan of the city of New Haven -- Plan of the city of Hartford -- New England states. Includes profile of the Farmington Canal and list of governors of Connecticut from 1676-1849. 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
Place(s)
Connecticut
Year
1849
Held by
Harvard
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