This map of Peterborough, New Hampshire was created in 1886 by Lucien R. Burleigh, a prominent 19th century map maker. The map shows a bird’s eye view of Peterborough as it used to be, including street names and old landmarks.

Peterborough landmarks on the map include Town Hall, Tucker’s Hall, Contoocook Valley Savings Bank, Phoenix Factory, Peterborough Creamery, and the Lorenzo Holt Carriage Painting and Trimming Company. Images at the bottom of the map show close ups of South and West Peterboro. Mt. Monadnock is seen in the background.

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

Bird’s Eye View of Peterborough, NH in 1886

This map of Peterborough 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.