NYU Spatial Data Repository

New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1834 (Raster Image)

This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Map of New Bedford, surveyed and drawn by J. Congdon. It was published by Pendleton's Lithography in 1834. Scale [ca. 1:21,000]. The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Massachusetts State Plane Coordinate System, Mainland Zone (in Feet) (Fipszone 2001). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, or other information associated with the principal map. This map shows features such as roads, wharves, drainage, public buildings, schools, churches, cemeteries, industry locations (e.g. mills, factories, mines, etc.), town boundaries and more. Relief is shown by hachures. Includes inset: Village of New Bedford, 1834, with index to points of interest. This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps of Massachusetts from the Harvard Map Collection. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates (1755-1922), scales, and purposes. The digitized selection includes maps of: the state, Massachusetts counties, town surveys, coastal features, real property, parks, cemeteries, railroads, roads, public works projects, etc.
Harvard Map Collection, Harvard College Library
Massachusetts and New Bedford
Maps, Human settlements, Cities and towns, Villages, Land use, Infrastructure (Economics), and Transportation
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