Plat of Sheboygan Wisconsin | Map or Atlas | Wisconsin Historical Society

Map or Atlas

Plat of Sheboygan Wisconsin

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DESCRIPTION

This is a plat map of Sheboygan showing the Sheboygan River and Lake Michigan. Streets are labeled and plats are numbered in quadrants. Some points of interest such as "Public Square" and "Ellis Tract." are also labeled. An inset map on the bottom right shows "Part of Township 15 North of Range 23 East". The top of the map reads: "The Town of SHEBOYGAN situated at the mouth of Sheboygan River on the West Side of Lake Michigan about 50 Miles north of Milwaukie and 65 miles south of Green Bay, and 33 miles due east from the Town of Fond du lac at the head of Lake Winnebago. The Sheboygan River is a large Stream and is capable of being made the best Harbour on Lake Michigan. The Town and adjoining country is selling very rapidly by Eastern Farmers and Merchants. Persons by referring to the map of the Territory of Wisconsin will perceive at once the great advantages it has over almost any other point, West of Lake Michigan."

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 103261

Creation Date: 1840 ca.

Creator Name: Unknown

City: Sheboygan

County: Sheboygan

State: Wisconsin

Collection Name: Map Collection

Genre: Map or Atlas

Original Format Type: prints, fine-art

Original Format Number: GX9029 S53 R

Original Dimensions: 55 x 45 cm., on sheet 60 x 49 cm.

SUBJECTS

Cities and towns

Human settlements

Intellectual life

Maps

Michigan, Lake

Rivers

Water

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