This historic map of Northboro, Massachusetts was created in 1887 by George E. Norris, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of the town as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.
Landmarks on the map include Woodside Mills, Northboro Woolen Mills, Whitaker & Proctor Fine Tortoise Shell & Horn Goods, Wadsworth General Merchandise, Adams Blacksmith, Mt. Assabet Stock Farm, Town Hall, Post Office, Library, The Allen School, Northboro House, Mt. Assebet, and more.
The map highlights prominent Northboro landmarks and residences of influential Northboro citizens. The bottom right corner features an inset of Woodside Mills, a vital component of the town’s textile economy. The name “Northborough” is now used more often than the “Northboro” used on this map.
This historic map of Northboro has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.
This vintage map of Northboro 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.