Historic Maps

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Historic Maps


Renée Ater

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Map of part of Virginia, Maryland and Delaware from the best authorities
Scale ca. 1:400,000. Map of part of eastern Virginia, eastern Maryland, and Delaware. Includes creeks and rivers, counties, villages, towns and major cities, (Richmond, Washington, DC, Baltimore, Wilmington), and major railroad lines. Forts Corcoran,…

New railroad map of the state of Maryland, Delaware, and the District of Columbia, Compiled and Drawn by Frank Arnold Gray
Scale 1:633,600. Map of Maryland, Delaware, and District of Columbia that shows drainage, canals, stations, cities and towns, counties, canals, roads completed, narrow gauge and proposed railroads with names of lines. Includes list of railroads.

The Underground Railroad
Map of the Eastern part of the United States with free states, slave states, and territories. Arrows show major avenues of escape. Widths of arrows indicate relative numbers of runaway slaves.

Underground Railroad, Routes of the Fugitive Slave to Canada. Adapted from W. H. Siebert map. History of the State of New York, edited by A.C. Flick
Map of New York with known and probable routes on the Underground Railroad. Includes major cities in New York and cities in Canada on Lake Ontario.

“Underground” Routes to Canada, Showing the Lines of Travel
Scale ca. 1:12, 500,000. Map showing the lines of the Underground Railroad in Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York. Includes an inset map of Lancaster and Chester Counties in Pennsylvania.
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