This map of Townsend, Massachusetts was created in 1889 by George Norris, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of Townsend as it was, including street names and old landmarks.

Landmarks on the map include¬†Fitchburg Railroad Station, Central Hotel, Townsend National Bank, Fire Engine House, Fessenden Cooperage Works, Adams Grist Mill, Taylor’s Furniture Manufactory, Taylor Drugs & Medicines, Squannacook River, and more.

This historic map of Townsend, MA has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the map are available here.

Click here to see Townsend Center in 1889

This map of Townsend Center will make 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.