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This 1858 street map was hand-colored to outline the Portland school districts. The school district numbers were also added by hand. There are fourteen school districts listed on the map. District 14 boarders a portion of Westbrook, which eventually became Portland in 1899, after a brief time (two decades) as part of the town of Deering.
The original map was printed by J. H. Buffords Lithographers of Boston, Massachusetts.
About This Item
- Title: Plan of Portland enhanced with school districts, ca. 1858
- Creator: J.H. Buffords Lith.
- Creation Date: 1858
- Subject Date: circa 1858
- Location: Portland, Cumberland County, ME
- Media: Lithograph with hand coloring
- Dimensions: 31 cm x 44 cm
- Local Code: Map FF 336
- Object Type: Physical Object
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