Tag: Old Maps

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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