The first published map of Augusta was printed in 1838. This lithographed city plan is a partial cadastral map showing buildings and property boundaries with names of property owners, proposed canals, and lands of the Kennebec Lock & Canal Co. It's oriented with north toward the upper right and includes 2 profiles: Cross section of dam from C to D on plan.
Scale [1:180] -- Section A to B on plan.
Scale [1:1,200]. Horizontal scale [1:600]; and 2 ill.: North east view of the State House -- North west view of the insane hospital.
About This Item
- Title: Plan of the village of Augusta, 1838
- Creator: Benjamin Franklin Perham
- Creation Date: 1838
- Subject Date: 1838
- Location: Augusta, Kennebec County, ME
- Media: Lithograph
- Dimensions: 51 cm x 49 cm
- Local Code: 37548 (OS-1838-31)
- Collection: Osher Sheet Map Collection
- Object Type: Text and Image
Cross Reference Searches
Standardized Subject Headings
- Augusta (Me.)--Maps
- Kennebec Dam (Me.)--Map
- Kennebec Locks & Canal Co.--Maps
- Kennebec River (Me.)--Maps
- Maine Insane Hospital
- Maine State House (Augusta, Me.)
- Real property--Maine--Augusta--Maps
For more information about this item, contact:Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education
University of Southern Maine, Glickman Library, PO Box 9300, Portland, ME 04014
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