This historic map of Newton, Iowa was created in 1868 by Albert Ruger, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the area as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include Newton Court House, Jasper House, Newton Public School, Newton Railroad Depot and Methodist, Universalist, Presbyterian, Baptist, Congregational, and Catholic Churches.

This historic map of Newton has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.

Historic Old Map of Newton, Iowa from 1868

This vintage map of Newton makes an attractive addition to your office, library, or den, and can even be used to teach children the geography and history of the area. When you’re done exploring, click here to get your copy of the restored map.