Plan of the village of Augusta, 1838

Contributed by Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education


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.

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  • 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

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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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