Tag: Old Maps

Historical Map of Elgin, Illinois from 1930

This vintage map is titled “Elgin Past and Present, and was produced in 1930 by the Elgin Branch of the American Association of Women. This animated historical map was created ninety five years after the town was formed, and highlights historical sights and landmarks.

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Vintage Property Map of Easton, Connecticut from 1867

This vintage landowners map of Easton, Connecticut was created in 1867 by Frederick W. Beers. a prominent 19th century map maker. Beers was a prominent American map maker and publisher during the 19th century. He began his career as a civil engineer and surveyor, and later established the firm of F.W. Beers, A.D. Ellis & Co. in 1866.

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Vintage Map of Rochester, Minnesota from 1869

Historic Rochester landmarks on the map include Bear Creek, Lumbro River, Rochester Railroad Depot, Public School, Court House, and Baptist, Congregational, Episcopal, Methodist, German Methodist, Presbyteria, Universalist, and Roman Catholic Churches.

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Vintage hand-colored map of Connecticut from 1857

This beautiful hand drawn map of Connecticut was created in 1857 by Laura Roys, a student who attended Hartford Female Seminary, an all-female academy in Hartford, Connecticut. The map is beautifully colored, with shades of blue, orange, red, pink, yellow, and violet adorning the border of each city and town.

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