Map of the town of Thomaston, 1855

Contributed by Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education


The lower half of this large wall map depicts the village of Thomaston, while the upper part of the map shows the greater Thomaston area. The map includes the buildings and names of property owners. The border of the map includes vignettes of various homes and other buildings, including the Knox Mansion, Maine State Prison, and the Congregational Church.

The buildings depicted belonged to the following: Edward Robinson, Rev. O. J. Fernald, Dr. M. R. Ludwig, Levi B. Gillchrist, William Flint Jr., Edward O'Brien, E. D. Blood, B. Webb, Wm Hewes, S. S. Gerry, Joseph W. Jacobs, James A. Creighton, Rufus C. Counce, Wordsworth house, Hon. John Ruggles, and Joseph H. Rivers.

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  • Title: Map of the town of Thomaston, 1855
  • Creator: D.S. Osborn and E.M. Woodford
  • Creation Date: 1855
  • Subject Date: 1855
  • Location: Thomaston, Knox County, ME
  • Media: Lithograph
  • Dimensions: 121 cm x 111 cm
  • Local Code: 1066 (OS-1855-32)
  • Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
  • Object Type: Text and Image

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Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education
University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library, PO Box 9300, Portland, ME 04014
(207) 780-4850

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