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About this collection

The collection includes historical manuscript and published maps of geographic areas in New Jersey, mostly within the greater Morris County area. The North Jersey History and Genealogy center has more than 1000 historical and contemporary maps of in its collection. See our Maps and Surveys Inventory list for a complete listing of our map materials.

 

 

Browse Historical Maps of the Greater Morris Area

 

The collection includes:

  • 1860 map of Sussex County, New Jersey, from actual surveys and records founded on the state geological survey.
  • 1817 manuscript map of Morristown by Louisa Macculloch (daughter of George Macculloch, founder of the Morris Canal) ,
  • 1827  manuscript map of the village of Rockaway showing a section of the Morris Canal.  
  • Several manuscript survey maps of property around Morris County, which focus on Lake Hopatcong and its surroundings. The maps frequently denote property purchase or acquisition dates, ranging from 1713 - 1880. Some maps delineate the property of Stephen Jackson shortly before and after his death in 1812. Also in this collection is an underground map of Baker Mine from 1876.
  • 1872 topographical map of Morris County based on the State Geological Survey and from additional surveys by and under the direction of F.W. Beers. 

 

 
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