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Map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River

Map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River
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Title: Map of Wisconsin City on the Wisconsin River
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.

Image ID: 106599
Mullett, John
City, State: West Point, Town of, Wisconsin
Map Collection
Genre: Map or Atlas
"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

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