Madison, Wisconsin, 1857 (Raster Image)
- This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Madison : the capital of Wisconsin. It was published in 1857. Scale [ca. 1:6,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Wisconsin South State Plane NAD 1983 coordinate system (in Feet) (Fipszone 4803). 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 is a partial cadastral map showing features such as roads, railroads, property lots with names of selected property owners, drainage, selected buildings shown pictorially, 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
- Wisconsin and Madison
- Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Land use, Landforms, Infrastructure (Economics), Transportation, Bodies of water, Real property, Landowners, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and planningCadastre
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