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Map [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

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  • [Philadelphia and vicinity. Military.

Created / Published

  • 1778?]


  • -  Philadelphia Region (Pa.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  Fortification--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region--Maps--Early works to 1800
  • -  United States--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia Region


  • Early Maps
  • Manuscript Maps


  • -  Scale 1:21,120; 1 mile to 3 in.
  • -  Title from manuscript catalog of Peter Force map collection.
  • -  Manuscript, pen-and-ink and watercolor.
  • -  Relief shown by hachures.
  • -  Oriented with north toward the upper right.
  • -  Shows fortifications opposite Windmill Island and at the Middle Ferry across the Schuylkill River. Some land owners are identified.
  • -  LC Maps of North America, 1750-1789, 1325
  • -  Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.
  • -  Vault
  • -  AACR2


  • col. map on sheet 32 x 40 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • G3824.P5A1 1778 .P5


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

Digital Id

Library of Congress Control Number

  • gm71002316

Online Format

  • image

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