EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Fresh Pond, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1841 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of Fresh Pond : showing the division lines of the proprietors extended into the pond and defining their right to the same as decided by Simon Greenleaf S.M. Felton, commissioners, surveyed and drawn by Geo. A. Parker. It was published by E.W. Bouve in 1841. Scale [1:2,400]. 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. Cadastral map showing water rights for ice harvesting of Fresh Pond, Cambridge, Massachusetts. Shows property dimensions and areas, names of property owners, and buildings, structures, and roads surrounding pond. 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 Fresh Pond
Maps, Landowners, Real property, Ice industry, Ice, Ice -- Manufacture, Water rights, Ponds, Bodies of water, and imageryBaseMapsEarthCover
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