Old Shrewsbury Map Discovered & Interpreted

Rick Geffken

Abstract


The Shrewsbury Historical Society recently discovered a fragile old map of Shrewsbury, dated 1849. Hand-drawn, it showed houses, churches, and waterways in the township almost 75 years before the incorporation of the current borough. Why was the crumbling map drawn, and by whom? Is it important; worthy of preservation? Read on to see what has been discovered thus far.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.14713/njs.v4i2.132

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