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.
About This Item
- 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: 62 cm x 49 cm
- Local Code: Coll. 60, Map 41
- Collection: Plymouth Company (1749-1816) records
- Object Type: Text and Image
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
Cross Reference Searches
LC Subject Headings
- Goodwin, Samuel, 1716-1802
- Indians of North America--Maine
- Jones, Jone, 1743-1823
- Kennebec River (Me.)--Maps--Early works to 1800
- Maine--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775--Maps--Early works to 1800
- Maine--History--French and Indian War, 1755-1763--Personal narratives
- Manuscript maps
- Plymouth Company (1749-1816)--Records and correspondence--Maps--Early works to 1800
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