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Map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River

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DESCRIPTION

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.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 106599

Creation Date: 1836 

Creator Name: Mullett, John

City: West Point

County: Columbia

State: Wisconsin

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.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

"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.

SUBJECTS

Cities and towns

Human settlements

Intellectual life

Maps

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