Texas State Archives Map Collection

Plan of the City of Galveston, Texas
Date: 1845
Publisher: Lithographed by Wagner and McGrugan, Philadelphia
Cartographer: Sandusky, William H.
Scale: 1 inch = 600 feet
Size: 73 cm x 102 cm
Type of Map: plat
Format: positive photostat, black on white
Language: English
AC Number: 02285
Photo Media: 6x7 cm b&w copy neg. (of inset only), photo no. 1998/1-7-2

Plan of the City of Galveston, Texas Image:
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Shows streets by name, lots and blocks by number, some private residences, churches, schools, public buildings, Galveston Bay, and bayous. A key to some churches and public buildings is given. There are illustrations of ships in the Gulf. Inset: Chart of Galveston Bar and Harbor, 1845. Compiled from latest surveys by William Sandusky. A reproduction of this showing slightly less detail is map 2280. 8/15/84

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