Map or Atlas
Map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River
This map shows proposed lot and block numbers for a paper city located in township 10 north, range 7 east, Wisconsin Territory, now the Town of West Point, Columbia County, This map includes certification by John Mullet and inset location map. The map is oriented with north to the bottom.
Image ID: 106599
Creation Date: 1836
Creator Name: Mullett, John
City: West Point
Collection Name: Map Collection
Genre: Map or Atlas
Original Format Type: prints, fine-art
Original Format Number: GX9029 W81 1836 M
Original Dimensions: 49 x 69 cm., on sheet 54 x 74 cm.
"Paper cities" were communities proposed by land owners and developers who hoped to lure settlers to a specific site. They were laid out on paper to entice investors before they were actually constructed on the ground. Most were never built.
Cities and towns
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