Manuscript map of Kennebec River area, 1771
Contributed by Maine Historical Society
Manuscript map 41, which is a copy of a plan of "Great Lotts in the fifth division along the Kennebec River" from the Plymouth Company collection, was taken from surveys made by John McKechnie and John Jones in March 1771.
Samuel Goodwin is mentioned in the text that describes how the map was compiled and includes narratives about some battles between the Indians and the settlers.
Places noted include Fort Halifax, Fairfield, Norridgewock, Waterville, Winslow and Skowhegan.
- Title: Manuscript map of Kennebec River area, 1771
- Creator: McKechnie, John
- Creation Date: 1771
- Subject Date: 1771
- County: Kennebec, Somerset
- State: ME
- Media: Ink and wash on paper
- Dimensions (cm): 62 x 49
- Local Code: Coll. 60, Map #41
- Collection: Plymouth Company (1749-1816)
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:
Maine Historical Society
489 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
Kennebec River (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Maps--Early works to 1800
Indians of North America--Maine
Plymouth Company (1749-1816)--Records and correspondence--Maps--Early works to 1800
Jones, Jone, 1743-1823
Goodwin, Samuel, 1716-1802
Maine--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763--Personal narratives
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