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Facsimile of Col. Nichols' plan of the First Parish of Reading, the present towns of Wakefield and Reading, plotted in 1765.

Map/Atlas Map/Atlas (1889.)
Description: 1 map : b&w, ink and pencil on paper, mounted on linen, some hand coloring ; 49 x 38 cm.
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : E.H. Gowering and W.P. Adden., 1889.
0 of 1 copy available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult Treasure Room Local History Map Case South Reading 1765 (Text to Phone) Library Use Only -

General Note: Map depicts Wakefield and Reading around 1865, showing town boundaries, roads, and houses with property owners' names.
Contents: This map was made to show at what an inconvenient distance from the Old Meeting House many of the parishioners lived, and to prove the need of a new one -- text from map.
Citation: "Facsimile of Col. Nichols' plan of the First Parish of Reading, the present towns of Wakefield and Reading, plotted in 1765." Reading, Mass. : E.H. Gowering and W.P. Adden., 1889.

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