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Map Map of Blair County, Pennsylvania : from special surveys

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  • Map of Blair County, Pennsylvania : from special surveys


  • Geil & Freed.
  • Freed, Isaac G.
  • Barnes, Rufus L.
  • Thos. S. Wagner's Lith.

Created / Published

  • Philadelphia : [Geil & Freed], 1859


  • -  Blair County (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Blair County--Maps
  • -  Cities and towns--Pennsylvania--Blair County--Maps
  • -  Villages--Pennsylvania--Blair County--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Altoona--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Hollidaysburg--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Tyrone--Maps
  • -  Altoona (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Hollidaysburg (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Tyrone (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Blair County
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Altoona
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Hollidaysburg
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Tyrone


  • Maps
  • Cadastral maps


  • -  General-content county map also showing buildings in rural areas, householders' names, and forested areas; real-property tracts, lot numbers, and building coverage also are shown in all the town/village insets (but esp. for Altoona, Hollidaysburg, and Tyrone).
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories.
  • -  At foot of statement of attribution: Published by the authors.
  • -  "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1859 by Isaac G. Freed in the ... Eastern District of Penn'a."
  • -  Originally printed on 4 sheets.
  • -  LC sheets imperfect: Shellacked, halved to enable folding, trimmed, north sheet annotated in brown ink on cloth backing: No. 129. Deposited July 7th 18[2 ciphers trimmed off] Isaac G. Freed; copy 2 not shellacked, not annotated, missing small sections along fold lines.
  • -  Includes business directories, table of road distances, and ill. of principal buildings.
  • -  Town and village insets: Altoona -- Hollidaysburg and Gaysport -- Fostoria -- Collinsville -- Frankstown -- Newry -- Charlotteville -- Davidsburg -- Tyrone City -- Williamsburg -- Martinsburg -- Freedom -- Tipton -- Claysburg -- Foot of Ten, Temperanceville, Duncansville.
  • -  LC Land ownership maps, 712
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  3 copies


  • 1 map on 2 sheets : hand col., cloth backing ; 138 x 111 cm., sheets 72 x 119 cm. and 78 x 119 cm., folded to 72 x 60 cm. and 78 x 60 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3823.B6 1859 .G4
  • Copy 3 not on cloth backing, brittle, fold-lined, torn at fold lines, taped, annotated in ink on verso, accompanied by title sheet cut away from another copy.


  • Library of Congress Geography and Map Division Washington, D.C. 20540-4650 USA dcu

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012590183

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  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Geil & Freed, Isaac G Freed, Rufus L Barnes, and Thos. S. Wagner'S Lith. Map of Blair County, Pennsylvania: from special surveys. [Philadelphia: Geil & Freed, 1859] Map.

APA citation style:

Geil & Freed, Freed, I. G., Barnes, R. L. & Thos. S. Wagner'S Lith. (1859) Map of Blair County, Pennsylvania: from special surveys. [Philadelphia: Geil & Freed] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Geil & Freed, et al. Map of Blair County, Pennsylvania: from special surveys. [Philadelphia: Geil & Freed, 1859] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.