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Map or Atlas

Dane County Map

Date: 1861 

Description: Drawn the first year of the Civil War, this colored 1861 map of Dane County shows its towns, cities and lakes. It includes insets of the wards of Madison a...

Date: 1865 

Description: This map of Forest Hill Cemetery is ink and watercolor on cloth. The upper right hand margin contains an index by name and lot. The bottom left corner read...

Date: 1890 

Description: Portion of a plat map of the "West Part of the City of Madison".

Date: 1839 

Description: This map shows the hydrology of Madison and its vicinity at the height of interest in a proposed Milwaukee and Rock River Canal. It was made by Thomas Jeff...

Date: 1896 

Description: A portion of John B. Heim's map of the Water Works System of Madison showing the size of the third Wisconsin Capitol (228' x 226') in comparison with the C...

Date: 1855 

Description: Map of Madison and surrounding communities, referred to as the four lakes country. Text bordering the map includes an excerpt of a letter written by Horace...

Date: 1889 

Description: This map shows a plat of city, city limits, numbered blocks, numbered lots, wards, local streets, roads, railroads, street railways, fire limits, hydrants,...

Date: 1856 

Description: This map is ink and watercolor on tracing paper and shows plat of city, local streets, block numbers, topography, several buildings, and includes an explan...

Date: 1887 ca.

Description: City water works system map. Pencil annotation on the top right reads: "Period represented is after 1887 and before Aug. 1891". The middle of the map has a...

Date: 1836 

Description: Map of all Dane County and eastern towns.

Date: 1886-09 

Description: This map shows buildings with dimensions, as well as lot and block corners. Ink on tracing cloth. Oriented with north to the lower right.

Date: 1851 

Description: Plat map of the Town of Madison (Township 7N, Range 9E), from Volume 4, Federal Survey Plat Books.

Date: 1896 ca.

Description: Shows pipes of various sizes, hydrants with hydrant pressure, valves, wells, projected lines, and suction pipes. Differs from earlier versions by inclusion...

Date: 1871 ca.

Description: This map shows buildings, roads, the railroad, an orchard, and swamp land. Relief shown by hachures. The map includes an index of buildings in the upper ri...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: This bird's-eye-view map of Madison is looking north across Lake Monona. The map features two women and two men on a lookout. In the background couples are...

Date: 1898-10 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map including Lake Front and Lake Lawn areas by Langdon Street.

Date: 1890 

Description: Left half of a plat map of the "East Part of the city of Madison".

Date: 1885 

Description: A detail of a Sanborn map showing the lake Mendota shore area, including Madison Manufacturing Company.

Date: 1879 

Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of various buildings on the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Buildings include: Ladies Hall, South Dormitory, University Hall, Asse...

Date: 1857 

Description: This map is ink and pencil on tracing paper. The map shows plats of a western section of Madison. The lakes are labeled "Fourth Lake", "Third Lake" and "La...

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