Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project

Map of Saratoga Springs with principal streets and points of interest issued by the entertainment committee of the Forty-First National Encampment of the G.A.R., to be held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 9 to 16, 1907.

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Title

Map of Saratoga Springs with principal streets and points of interest issued by the entertainment committee of the Forty-First National Encampment of the G.A.R., to be held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 9 to 16, 1907.

Date

1907

Publisher

Entertainment Committee of the Forty-First National Encampment of the G.A.R

Description

Most maps show us a static moment in time; the G.A.R. parade map shows an event and suggests movement . An arrow hand points to where the parade starts, at Woodlawn Park. Major attractions along the parade route are included, including churches, hotels, the town hall, and the Convention Hall, which is described on the map as the G.A.R. headquarters

Language

eng

Coverage

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Saratoga Springs, NY

Map Item Type Metadata

Creator - Organization

G.A.R., Entertainment Committee of the Forty-First Encampment of the

Date Depicted (Display)

1907

Date Published (Display)

1907

Caption

Issued by the Entertainment Committee of the Forty-First National Encampment of the G.A.R., to be held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 9 to 16, 1907.

Upper left-hand Corner lists:
Points of Interest.
(See Red Key Figures Below.)
1. Presbyterian Church.
2. Town Hall.
3. United States Hotel
4. Worden Hotel
5. Baptist Church
6. Methodist Church.
7. Bethesda Parish.
8. Grand Union Hotel

Upper Right Hand Corner
Points fo Interest.
(See Red Key-Figures Below.)
9. Episcopal Church.
10. Congress Hall Hotel.
11. Second Baptist Church.
12 Second Presbyterian Church.
13. Convention Hall (Headquarters G.A.R.)
14. Catholic Church.
15. Windsor Hotel.
16 Disbandment

The Woodlawn Park area of the map shows the place of formation for an "Afternoon Parade, Commencing at 2 P.M. Sept. 11, 1907".

Abstract (& Historical Note)

A map of the 1907 GAR Parade route, starting at Woodlawn Park and indicating the order of the state delegations, passing the grandstand across from Congress Park, and ending at the disbandment area. The parade route appears in red. The G.A.R. was an organization Grand Army of the Republic celebrating the veterans of the civil war.

Like the regatta route maps, this is one of a handful of maps celebrating particular events and movements.

Repository

Saratoga Room, Saratoga Springs Public Library

Scope

City

Type

City Plan
Road maps

Theme

Civic Life
Religion and Spirituality

Subject - Details

Congress Park (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga Race Course (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
United States Hotel (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Grand Union Hotel (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Delaware and Hudson Railroad Corporation (D &H, R.R.)
Delaware and Hudson Railroad Corporation (D &H, R.R.)-- depot
Post Office (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Church-- Presbyterian
Adirondack R.R. (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
City Hall (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Church-- Episcopalian
Church-- Baptist
Worden Hotel (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Grand Union Hotel (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Congress Hall (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Skidmore College (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Church-- St. Peters
Masonic Temple (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Transportation--trolley station
Transportation--railroad
Convention Hall (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Greenridge Cemetery (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
springs
schools
compass rose

Subject - Geographic

Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)

Place of Publication

[Saratoga Springs]

Record Creation Date

Aug. 17, 2014

Citation

“Map of Saratoga Springs with principal streets and points of interest issued by the entertainment committee of the Forty-First National Encampment of the G.A.R., to be held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Sept. 9 to 16, 1907.,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed November 17, 2017, http://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/121.

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