1795 Barnstable Town – Mass Archives

“A Plan of the Town of Barnstable taken May 1795 by Samuel Bassett, from the Court house in Barnstable to Boston is 71 miles, taken on a Scale of 200 Rod to an Inch -
By Order of the Town”

This appears to be the original map made from the cartographer’s notes. The pencil marks from the survey calls are still visible.

The map is made available only in a low resolution version, downloadable in a single file. If you have trouble viewing the photos in the Google’s Chrome browser, try Firefox or Internet Explorer.

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Low Resolution, full map 14.65 MB

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