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Map Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys

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  • Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania : from original surveys


  • Aschbach, G. A.
  • Traubel, M. H. (Morris H.), 1820-1897.

Created / Published

  • [Allentown] : G.A. Aschbach C.E., 1862


  • -  Lehigh County (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Landowners--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
  • -  Cities and towns--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
  • -  Villages--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Allentown--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Bethlehem--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Catasauqua--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Hokendauqua--Maps
  • -  Real property--Pennsylvania--Slatington--Maps
  • -  Allentown (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Bethlehem (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Catasauqua (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Hokendauqua (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  Slatington (Pa.)--Maps
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Lehigh County
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Allentown
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Bethlehem
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Catasauqua
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Hokendauqua
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Slatington


  • Maps
  • Cadastral maps


  • -  General-content county map also showing buildings in rural areas and householders' names; some insets also show relief with contours, real-property tracts, landowners' names, and building coverage.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures and spot heights.
  • -  Differs from other 1862 ed. in not having a low-angle view of Allentown at the bottom margin.
  • -  "Entered according to Act of Congress by G.A. Aschenbach in the year 1962 in ... the eastern District of Pennsylvania."
  • -  LC copies imperfect: Copy 1 rubber-stamped, annotated in black ink/blue pencil/lead pencil; copy 2 brittle, missing small edge sections, rubber-stamped, annotated in blue pencil, adhesive labels affixed.
  • -  Includes text (historical), notes, table of road distances, statistical table (1860 census), and ill. of industrial plants, business enterprises, and selected residences.
  • -  Borough and village insets (titles abbreviated): Borough of Allentown -- Millerstown -- Emaus [sic] -- Fogelsville -- New Texas -- Steinsville -- Germansville P.O. -- Borough of Catasauqua -- Lehigh Valley Iron Works and Copley Station -- Saegersville -- Guthsville -- Schnecksville P.O. -- Ironton & vicinity -- Trexlertown -- Orefield and the Orefield mines -- Slatedale P.O. late Labarsville -- Hokendauqua -- Slatington and the adjacent slate quarries -- Siegersville P.O. -- Coopersburg -- Friedensville and the zinc mines -- Bethlehem and vicinity -- Centre Valley.
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  2 copies


  • 1 map on 2 sheets : cloth backing ; 114 x 145 cm., sheets 76 x 177 cm. and 77 x 177 cm., folded to 77 x 45 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3823.L6 1862 .A8
  • G3823.L6 1862 .A8 Copy 2 On 5 sheets, hand colored, some sheets encapsulated.


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

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Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2012592187

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Aschbach, G. A, and M. H Traubel. Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Allentown: G.A. Aschbach C.E, 1862] Map.

APA citation style:

Aschbach, G. A. & Traubel, M. H. (1862) Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Allentown: G.A. Aschbach C.E] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

MLA citation style:

Aschbach, G. A, and M. H Traubel. Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania: from original surveys. [Allentown: G.A. Aschbach C.E, 1862] Map. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <>.