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Title
Map of the town of Niagara
Names
Witmer, Tobias, 1816-1897 (Surveyor)
W. Berggoetz & Co. (Lithographer)
Collection

Maps of New York City and State

Parts

Niagara River

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1854
Place: Buffalo, N.Y.?
Publisher: Publisher not identified
Library locations
Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division
Shelf locator: Map Div. 16-6124
Topics
Real property -- New York (State) -- Niagara (Town)
Real property -- New York (State) -- Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Landowners -- New York (State) -- Niagara (Town)
Landowners -- New York (State) -- Niagara Falls (N.Y. and Ont.)
Niagara (N.Y. : Town)
Niagara Falls (N.Y.)
New York (State) -- Niagara Falls
New York (State) -- Niagara (Town)
Genres
Maps
Cadastral maps
Notes
Statement of responsibility: drawn from actual surveys and authentic records by Tobias Witmer, surveyor.
Content: Township cadastral map showing original survey lots/lines/numbers, contemporary property tracts/lines/numbers, tract acreages, and landowners' names.
Content: Also covers the present-day area of the City of Niagara Falls (N.Y.).
Content: Relief shown by hachures and rock drawings.
Content: Includes 2 vignettes: Niagara Falls -- The Niagara Railway suspension bridge.
Content: Map within decorative border.
Statement of responsibility: "Entered according to Act of Congress, A.D. 1854, by Tobias Witmer, in the ... Northern District of New York."
Funding: Mapping the Nation (NEH grant, 2015-2018)
Physical Description
Extent: 1 map : hand colored ; 60 x 75 cm, on sheet 66 x 80 cm
Type of Resource
Cartographic
Identifiers
Library of Congress Control Number: 2013593243
RLIN/OCLC: 51556678
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20645951
Other local Identifier: US177.3.05
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): f1c81330-0b1e-0134-2eaf-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1816: Creator Born
  • 1854: Issued
  • 1897: Creator Died
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the town of Niagara" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1854. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0e72b920-0b1f-0134-4475-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. "Map of the town of Niagara" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0e72b920-0b1f-0134-4475-00505686a51c

APA Format

Lionel Pincus and Princess Firyal Map Division, The New York Public Library. (1854). Map of the town of Niagara Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/0e72b920-0b1f-0134-4475-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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Map of the town of Niagara