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Enlarged Plan of Truro, 1838
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1 hand drawn map.
ink on paper.
52 cm x 102 cm.
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Custodial history is unknown.
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Original hand drawn map shows early downtown Truro, "Sept. 9, 1838" appears in pencil as well as "44".
Shows the first streets in Truro with placement of homes and homeowner names. Includes Salmon River, Bible Hill (center), Young's Road, Mill Race, Boyd's Brook, Parade Square, Gaol, Court House, and Churches. Several items seem to have been corrected: erased and moved in the same hand - perhaps this was a work in progress. Creator unknown.
torn, ragged, repaired
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High resolution image available - contact CHS