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Massachusetts State Maps
Walling Map 1861
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Walling Map of Massachusetts 1861 CDROM
Click here to download a low-res copy of the CD.  You will not be able to read the maps, but you can see the format and contents.

The original map is a very large document, measuring about 5' x 5'. This CD makes it easy to use this remarkable document.
The first complete road map of Massachusetts on a CDROM. 

The Walling state map is a a stunningly detailed map.  The map purports to show every road in the state, and, most interestingly, shows every building outside of the cities with a small dot.  The Walling map was based on the series of county maps that Walling produced in the decade before he issued this wall map..

This is a very valuable document of Massachusetts history which has not been easily available to study until this publication.

This reproduction is a PDF file with bookmarks leading to county portions of the main map.


Our CD has the entire image of the 5' x 5' wall map, and includes "Bookmarks" which allow readers to find their section (by county) easily.

  The Walling map shows all every road in the state and the location of every house and business (except in cities). The house locations were taken from the detailed county maps that Walling made in the 1850s. Walling was a serious mapmaker and engineer, so it may be that there are houses shown here that are not on the earlier county maps.

This segment shows the village of Heath Centre. A few buildings are identified, such as schoolhouses (S.H.).

Our scan of the original map, from the Rumsey Collection, was done at 150 dpi, so the map appears a bit blurry when you zoom in close.  All words are legible.
 Walling Map of Mass. 1861  CDROM               $30.00  + $8 s/h
 


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