Maps

1850 H.F. Walling

This is a very large and detailed map. Many of the homes are labeled with the names of the owner. Border has many illustrations of the most notable residents.

1832 Joseph Capron

If this 1832 map looks familiar there is a reason. This is obviously a reissue of the 1831 Capron map.

1802 Osgood Carleton

This map, published in 1802, is the second edition of the first official map of Massachusetts entitied, Map of Massachusetts Proper, originally published in 1801.  The idea for a state map began to take shape in 1791 when Osgood Carleton, one of the first professional mapmakers in America, suggested a regional map of Southern New England …

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1677 John Foster

This is one of the earliest maps showing the Attleboro area. It includes Seekonk and Taunton by name. The scale and proportions are odd by today’s standards but think of how this was done and it is quite impressive. North is oriented to the right based on the position of Cape Cod. This map is …

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