First Atlas of Franklin County Indiana 1882 handcolored maps, ports., landowners

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Seller: seizeseptembre (1,354) 100%, Location: Port Townsend, Washington, Ships to: US & many other countries, Item: 174284439523 First / Earliest Atlas of Franklin County, Indiana Atlas of Franklin Co. IndianaTo Which Are Added Various General Maps, History, Statistics, Illustrations, &c.by J. H. Beers & Co., 1882 Complete, original atlas with handcolored county, township and village maps, portraits, views, biographies, and with an extensive "History of Franklin County" in several chapters: natural history, civil and political history, internal improvements (educational, Sunday schools), religious and social, other topics (medical society, county agricultural society, and whiskey). This is followed by township histories. The atlas includes an 1882 map of the State of Indiana, a railroad map of the United States, and maps of both the Eastern and Western Hemispheres. If you live in Franklin County, have family or friends living there, or a general interest in the area, this is the single best historical source. Maps contain the old landowners names and acreages! Portraits and views of leading citizens, and many prominent buildings, residences and homesteads. The atlas contains personal sketches of some of the prominent men and early pioneers of the county, a list of patrons and a business directory at the back. A general history of Indiana, an explanation of government surveys, and a statistical table for the United States of 1870 conclude the volume. In fine unmarked condition, rebound in cloth. The edges of the pages are marbled. Tight binding. You will not find a nicer copy for your library. See similar atlases I am selling for Fulton, Miami, and Grant counties in Indiana. Free media mail postage to anywhere in the U.S. Printing Technique: Lithography, Original/Reproduction: Antique Original, Format: Atlas, Type: County Map, Year: 1882, US State: Indiana

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