Contributed by Maine Historical Society
This map shows the United States as understood by a school child in 1794. The Longitudes are different, because the international community had not agreed upon a standard longitude in 1794. Note how few states there are west of Pennsylvania. In 1794, the boundaries and territory of the continental United States were unexplored and unmapped.
About This Item
- Title: Lucia Wadsworth's Geography Notebook, 1794
- Creator: Wadsworth, Lucia
- Creation Date: 1794
- Subject Date: 1794
- State: ME
- Media: Ink on paper
- Local Code: Coll. 1606, Box 1/26
- Collection: Wadsworth-Longfellow family papers
- Object Type: Text
For more information about this item, contact:Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x219
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