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Oak Lane, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1900 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: For sale : Lawnton and Oak Lane building lots : twenty-second ward : estate of E. M. Davis, deceased. It was published by J.T. Jackson Co. ca. 1900. Scale [ca. 1:528,000]. Covers the Oak Lane neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 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 buildings, property boundaries and dimensions, names of landowners, streets names, railroad line and station stops, and more. Relief is shown by countours and spot heights. Includes sales and advertisement notice. 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
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