“LAKE SUPERIOR AND THE NORTHERN PART OF MICHIGAN” New York: J. H. Colton, c. 1859. Engraved map with original hand-coloring.(Image: 12 ¾ x 16’’)
This historical map depicts the Upper Peninsula with counties named and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown with major cities, towns, land routes, railroads and water routes identified.
The Copper Harbor (Houghton County), Minnesota Mine (Ontonagon County), Iron Mines & Marble Beds (Marquette County), and lighthouses are also located. An exceptionally detailed view of the Upper Peninsula as it existed prior to the Civil War!