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Map Fort on Charlestown Point.

About this Item


  • Fort on Charlestown Point.

Created / Published

  • [1776?]


  • -  Fortification--Massachusetts--Boston--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  Boston (Mass.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Maps, Manuscript--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Massachusetts--Boston


  • -  Scale 1:3,168; 264 ft. to 1 in.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Has watermark.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  On verso, in a different hand: W. H. Spooner, No. 1.
  • -  One of a series of 5 drawings, in the same hand, of fortifications around Boston after rebuilding by American forces.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 926
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2


  • col. map 32 x 42 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3764.B6S3 1776 .F61


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71002196

Online Format

  • image

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Fort on Charlestown Point. [?, 1776] Map.

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(1776) Fort on Charlestown Point. [?] [Map] Retrieved from the Library of Congress,

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