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Part of the Pownalborough plan, Augusta and Dresden, ca. 1760

Contributed by Maine Historical Society

Manuscript map 30 from the Plymouth Company's records showing a part of what was then known as Pownalborough with the division of lots and sizes. Present-day towns are Dresden and Augusta.

A drawing of Job Averal's house, the Kennebec, Eastern, Cobbeseecontee and Sheepscot Rivers, Fort Western, Fort Shirley and Swan Island are shown. Land in Pittston, Alna and Randolph are also shown.

A compass rose adorns the lower left side.

Other Information


  • Title: Part of the Pownalborough plan, Augusta and Dresden, ca. 1760
  • Creator: Plymouth Company (1749-1816)
  • Creation Date: circa 1760
  • Subject Date: circa 1760
  • Town: Alna, Augusta, Dresden, Pittston, Randolph
  • County: Kennebec
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper, wash, map
  • Dimensions (cm): 42 x 33
  • Local Code: Coll. 60, Map #30
  • Collection: Plymouth Company (1749-1816)
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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