IOWA” New York: J. H. Colton, c. 1855. Engraved map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 12 ½ x 15 ¾’’)
This informative historical map depicts Iowa with its counties named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown with major cities, towns, canals, wagon routes, railroads (existing and proposed) and water routes identified. An exceptionally detailed view of the state as it existed prior to the Civil War!