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Manuscript plan of the turnpike to Taunton, 1 April 1806

Item Information

Title:
Manuscript plan of the turnpike to Taunton, 1 April 1806
Description:
This manuscript plan of the turnpike road from Boston to Taunton, includes comparative distances between the western and eastern routes, the latter shorter by four and a half miles. It shows several routes--Dorchester Turnpike, Blue Hill Turnpike, and Brush Hill Turnpike. The map also includes locations of bridges, rivers, ponds, meeting houses, and residents' houses.
Creator:
Kendall, Jonas
Date:
April 1, 1806
Format:
Manuscripts
Maps/Atlases
Location:
Massachusetts Historical Society
Collection (local):
Massachusetts Historical Society Collection
Subjects:
General Court
Roads
1806
Places:
MassachusettsSuffolk (county)BostonDorchester
Blue-Hill Turnpike Road
Brush-Hill Turnpike Road
Dorchester Turnpike Road
Extent:
32.5 cm x 150 cm
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
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Language:
English
Identifier:
nuview_1709