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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and vicinity, Landowners, 1681 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Fac-simile of a portion of Holme's map of the Province of Pennsylvania : with names of original purchasers from William Penn 1681. It was published by L. H. Everts co. ca. 1884. Scale not given. Facsimile of a map published in 1681. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Pennsylvania South State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 (in Feet) (Fipszone 3702). 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. Cadastral map showing townships, landowner names, property boundaries, drainage, and more. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware County, and Montgomery County
Maps, Real property, Landowners, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and planningCadastre
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