This month’s featured map shows the village of Williamsburg as it was laid out in 1827, though the map itself was published in 1833. Surveyed by D. Ewen, this map shows names of property owners. Please note that the map is oriented with north to the lower left. Enjoy!
(View this map as a PDF file to show more detail)
Interested in seeing more maps? You can view the BHS map collection anytime during the library’s open hours, Wed.-Fri., from 1-5 p.m. No appointment is necessary to view most maps. Our cataloged maps can be searched through BobCat and our map inventories through Emma.
Map of the Month is part of a project to catalog our map holdings, funded through the Council on Library and Information Resources Hidden Collections program. If you would like to help us do more of this kind of work with our exciting map holdings, donate here.