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  • Map

    Plan and profile of the Danville and Pottsville Rail Road.

    Detailed map of part of Pennsylvania between Sharp Mountain and the Susquehanna River showing roads, drainage, and relief by hachures along the survey route. Shows the east and west branches of the Mount Carbon Railroad and the Mill Creek Railroad, which began operation in 1829. Chartered on April 8, 1826. Name changed in 1851 to the Philadelphia and Sunbury Rail Road.

    • Contributor: Kennedy, David K. - Lucas, William - Danville and Pottsville Rail Road Company
    • Date: 1831
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    Map exhibiting that portion of the State of Pennsylvania traversed by the surveys for a continuous rail road from Harrisburg to Pittsburg made under the direction of Charles L. Schlatter, c.e. in ...

    Map shows drainage, county boundaries, cities, roads, and canals. Lines of surveys and railroads in operation are indicated by different colors. [From published bibliography]

    • Contributor: Cramer, Charles - Bowen, John T.
    • Date: 1840
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    Collegeville, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 1894

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. "Published by T. M. Fowler & James B. Moyer." LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 754 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (thaddeus Mortimer) - Moyer, James - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1894
  • Map

    Newmanstown and Sheridan, Pennsylvania 1898.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 817 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Contributor: Bailey & Moyer
    • Date: 1898
  • Map

    Dunmore, Pennsylvania

    Bird's-eye-view. Oriented with north toward the upper left. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes index to points of interest, inset of "Bunker Hill," and col. ill. LC copy faded, wrinkled, torn, taped on verso. PM3 Acquisitions control no.: 95-16

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (thaddeus Mortimer) - Downs, A. E. (albert E.) - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1892
  • Map

    City of Reading, Berks Co. Penna.

    Street map showing wards, ward numbers, and principal buildings (identified). Differs from other 1877 ed. in not having a printer's statement in lower margin. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn along lower left margin, removed from city directory.

    • Contributor: Rea, Samuel
    • Date: 1877
  • Map

    Hunt's improved map of Warren County, Pennsylvania.

    County map showing townships, warranty-deed survey tracts, tract numbers, real-property tracts, and some tract acreages. Hand col. (watercolors) to emphasize township boundaries. Includes advertisements. LC Land ownership maps, 810 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Fold-lined, halved to enable folding, lightly water-stained at bottom, annotated in lead pencil on cloth backing.

    • Contributor: Hunt, J. P. (john P.) - Krebs & Bro - Hunt, J. P.
    • Date: 1865
  • Map

    Map of the seat of war

    Covers Virginia and Maryland and portions of Delaware, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and North Carolina. Shows some fortifications. Relief shown by hachures. Sewn on to and mounted on cloth backing. "Entered by Evans & Cogswell according of the act of Congress of the Confederate States in the Clerks Office of the Distr. Court of the District of South Carolina." Confederate imprint. Includes inset. Available also ...

    • Contributor: Evans & Cogswell
    • Date: 1861
  • Map

    Map of the Battle of Gettysburg showing positions held July 1st & 3rd 1863.

    In this image Sneden compares troop locations during the first day of the battle with those on the third day. One obvious observation is that the Confederate forces have succeeded in pushing the Union line back to the more easily held hills south of the town.

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-01
  • Map

    Map of Harrisburg City, Dauphin Co. Pa.

    City street map showing ward boundaries, ward names, and principal buildings. Oriented with north toward the upper left. "Entered according to act of Congress in the year 1897 by E.R. Boyd in the office of the Librarian of Congress at Washington, D.C." Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: Torn at left margin, removed from ...

    • Contributor: Boyd, E. R. - Cowden, M. - Harrisburg (pa.). City Engineer
    • Date: 1897
  • Map

    Route of a proposed railroad from Powelton, West Philad'a, to the Philad'a gas works and thence to the River Delaware

    Outline map of Philadelphia and vicinity showing different railroad lines and depots. Below "Line E" on the map is the following statement. "Surveyed by Edw. H. Saunders, Nov. 1856."

    • Contributor: Kollner, Augustus
    • Date: 1856
  • Map

    Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys

    General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; real-property tracts and owners' names shown in anthracite mining areas; real-property tracts (lots), building coverage, and owners' names shown in borough insets (including Sunbury, Milton, Northampton, Shamokin, and Trevorton). Hand col. to emphasize township/borough boundaries and territories. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1874 by J.A.J. Cummings in ...

    • Contributor: Hopkins, Griffith Morgan - Cleaver, Kimber - Ammerman, R. A. - Cummings, J. A. J. - Smith, John L.
    • Date: 1874
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    General Forbes' route on the march against Fort Du Quesne, 1758 : this map is a copy of the original map, "General Forbes' marching jurnal [sic] to the Ohio J. Potts" in ...

    Shows the route westward in Pennsylvania from Loudon, via Littleton, Fort Bedford, Stony Brook, Fort Ligonier, Washington's Camp, to Pittsburgh (Ohio River). Relief shown pictorially. Title from westernmost panel. Manuscript: pen-and-ink (black) and graphite pencil. Relief shown pictorially. Indicates nature of the adjacent landscape along the hatched route line. The date of the final rendering of the route by Dr. McGowan is not known ...

    • Contributor: Forbes, John - Potts, John - McGowan, Wm. D. (william D.) - Historical Society of Pennsylvania
    • Date: 1758
  • Map

    Birds eye view of Philadelphia and vicinity showing location of the Philadelphia & Reading Railroad.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 827.2 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. AACR2

    • Date: 1870
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    Map of Pennsylvania : constructed from the county surveys authorized by the state and other original documents

    General state map showing counties, townships, roads, and settlements. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by soundings. Also covers New Jersey (sans relief and townships). Prime meridian: Washington D.C. Originally printed on western/central/eastern sheets. LC copy imperfect: mounted on cloth backing to form 2 folding sheets, sheets quartered to fold to ca. 66 x 62 cm. LC also has separately cataloged hand-colored (later?) version ...

    • Contributor: Melish, John - Tanner, Benjamin
    • Date: 1822
  • Map

    Map of Adams Co., Pa.

    Shows roads, railroads, townships, schools, quarries, houses in rural areas, and householders' names. Relief shown by hachures. LC copy imperfect: Mounted on cloth backing, torn at edges/fold line, halved to enable folding, laminated. LC Land ownership maps, 696 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Date: 1858
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    Bird's-eye-view Brownsville, Bridgeport, W. Brownsville, Pa. 1883.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 740.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. AACR2: 100; 651/1; 651/3; 710

    • Contributor: Stoner, J. J. - Beck & Pauli
    • Date: 1883
  • Map

    Topographical map of Sullivan Co., Pennsylvania : from recent and actual surveys and records

    General-content county map showing rural buildings and householders' names; the Laporte and Dushore insets show residential lots, lot numbers, building coverage, and owners' names. Hand col. to emphasize township boundaries and territories. Relief extensively shown by hachures. Also shows locations of "coal lands", "coal fields", and "iron ore" in various local areas. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1872 by A. ...

    • Contributor: Beers, F. W. (frederick W.) - Neumann, Louis E. - Hart, Chas. (charles) - A. Pomeroy & Co. - Beers, F. W.
    • Date: 1872
  • Map

    Map of Elk County, Pennsyl'a : 1855

    County cadastral map showing townships, warranty-deed tracts, tract numbers, tract acreages, and initials of warrantees' names. Hand colored to emphasize township areas. "Compiled from the most recent and authentic surveys. Showing the North Line of Elk County as fixed by the State Commissioners ... approved April 27th A.D. 1855." "Copy Right secured." Printed in western/eastern segments (sheets). LC copy imperfect: Shellacked, cracked, fold-lined, cloth ...

    • Contributor: Pattison, H. A. - Rease, W. H. - Wagner & M'guigan
    • Date: 1855
  • Map

    Oil region of Venango County, Pennsylvania.

    Sectional cadastral maps showing real-property tracts and owners' names. Does not show oil deposits or wells. Map orientation differs. LC copy imperfect: Missing small marginal sections at sheet edges, small stain at upper sheet edge. Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image.

    • Contributor: Rosenthal, L. N. (louis N.) - Rosenthal, L. N.
    • Date: 1866
  • Map

    Carnegie, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 1897

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. Indexed for points of interest. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 748 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. Vault AACR2: 100; 651/1; 700/1

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (thaddeus Mortimer) - Moyer, James - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1897
  • Map

    View of Ephrata, Pennsylvania.

    Perspective map not drawn to scale. Bird's-eye-view. LC Panoramic maps (2nd ed.), 771.1 Available also through the Library of Congress Web site as a raster image. LC copy imperfect: edges and sections of pictorial border missing. Includes illus. and index to points of interest. AACR2

    • Contributor: Fowler, T. M. (thaddeus Mortimer) - Fowler, T. M.
    • Date: 1887
  • Map

    Scott's map of Lancaster County, state of Pennsylvania : from actual measurements

    General-content county map showing buildings in rural areas and householders' names in rural areas/some insets; shows property lines in some insets. Relief shown by hachures. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year 1858 by James D. Scott in ...Dist. Court of the East. Dist. of Penn." Hand colored to emphasize township, borough, and city territories. Originally printed on 4 sheets (before sectioning). ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Joshua - Scott, James D.
    • Date: 1858
  • Map

    Map of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania : from actual surveys

    Shows householders' names in rural areas, real-property tracts in mining townships, coal mining lands, colliery locations, and anthracite coal seams in gray tint; also shows lot lines, buildings, and owners' names in the borough insets. Relief shown by hachures. Hand col. to distinguish townships, boroughs, anthracite-mining company lands, and railroad company lands. "Entered according to Act of Congress in the year [words not printed] ...

    • Contributor: Scott, Walter - Cox, W. J. - Scott, James D. - S. Lewis & J.S. Hawley Civil Engineers
    • Date: 1863
  • Map

    Plan shewing [sic] the Rebel concentrated assault on the 3rd Corps, July 2nd

    Map depicts the situation just prior to Union Gen. Daniel Edgar Sickles' having ordered his 3rd Corps into an advanced position on a ridge overlooking the Emmitsburg Road, unknowingly exposing his left flank. Confederate forces under Longstreet and Hill attacked him, overwhelming the Union position and forcing the troops back, thereby succeeding in forming a wedge between the 2nd and 3rd Corps. Sickles was ...

    • Contributor: Sneden, Robert Knox
    • Date: 1863-07-02