“CONNECTICUT WITH PORTIONS OF NEW YORK & RHODE ISLAND” New York: J. H. Colton, c. 1855. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 12 3/4 x 15 3/4’’)
This map depicts Connecticut with its counties named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown and major cities, towns, canals, wagon roads, bridges, railroads and water routes are identified.
Many shoals, reefs, and other islands are located throughout the map. Long Island, the Hudson River and Western Rhode Island are also very well detailed. An exceptional view of the region as it existed Prior to the Civil War!