This map of Saint Paul, Minnesota was created in 1888 by the Orcutt Lithography Company of Chicago. The map shows a detailed bird’s eye view of St. Paul as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.
Landmarks on the map include the site of the Ice Palace, City Market Hall, Rice Park, Baugh’s European Hotel, St Joseph’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Academy, Bruggeman’s Brewery, Yoerg’s Brewery, Union Iron Works, Crescent Creamery, Sioux City Freight Depot and more.
The map also features historical figures such as the number of banks (16), railroads (18), churches (96), schools (60), scholars (20,000), and teachers employed (500).
This map of Saint Paul has been restored by KNOWOL. Reproductions of the restored map are available here.
This old map of St. Paul, Minnesota 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 yours.