Southwest Branch of the St. John River, 1845

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


This portion of the St. John River in Aroostook County is a work in progress by cartographer Alexander W. Longfellow (1814-1901) of Portland.

He worked with the Northeast Boundary Survey, mapping the northern border of Maine to help settle a boundary dispute between the U.S. and Canada.

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About This Item

  • Title: Southwest Branch of the St. John River, 1845
  • Creator: Longfellow, Alexander Wadsworth
  • Creation Date: 1845
  • Subject Date: 1845
  • County: Aroostook
  • State: ME
  • Media: Pencil on paper
  • Local Code: Coll. 26, Map F 31
  • Collection: Barclay collection
  • 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

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