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Vermont, 1796 (Raster Image)

Description
This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: A correct map of the State of Vermont, from actual survey : exhibiting the county and town lines, rivers, lakes, ponds, mountains, meetinghouses, mills, public roads, c., by James Whitelaw, Esqr., surveyor general ; engraved by Amos Doolittle. It was published in 1796 by James Whitelaw. Scale [ca. 1:245,000].The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Vermont State Plane Coordinate System (Meters) (FIPS 4400). 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 shows features such as roads, drainage, selected buildings (residences, meeting houses, mills, forts, schools, etc.), town grant dates, county and town boundaries and more. Relief shown by hachures. Includes note.This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of New England 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, scales, and map purposes.
Publisher
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Place(s)
Vermont
Year
1796
Held by
Harvard
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