EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Cambridgeport, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1822 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper manuscript map entitled: This plan drawn from a scale of 200 ft. to an in. : [Cambridgeport, Massachusetts], by Peter Tufts, Jr., Apr. 1822. Scale [1:2,400]. It covers the populated place Cambridgeport, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Manuscript: Pen-and-ink and watercolor on paper. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (in Feet) (Fipszone 2001). 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 is a cadastral map showing property dimensions and names of landowners. It also shows features such as streets, drainage, and more. Includes inset: [Plan showing lots in part of Cambridge]. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of Massachusetts 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 (1755-1922), scales, and purposes. The digitized selection includes maps of: the state, Massachusetts counties, town surveys, coastal features, real property, parks, cemeteries, railroads, roads, public works projects, etc.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Massachusetts, Cambridge, and Cambridgeport
Maps, Manuscript, Landowners, Real property, imageryBaseMapsEarthCover, and planningCadastre
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