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This 1772 manuscript representation of the Kayaderosseras Patent (issued by Queen Anne of Great Britain in 1708) show property inherited from an original patentee.

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Scale ca. 1:322,000. Hand colored. Prime meridian: London. Relief shown by hachures. Depths shown by form lines. Inscribed: To His Excellency Major General William Tryon ... "Advertisement. The tracts of land coloured red, are military grants ...…

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An 1804 map of New York State that shows a cluster of buildings at the spot where Saratoga Springs will form. This may be the earliest depiction of Saratoga Springs properties on a published map. Thanks to Field Horne for the research.

The Northern Traveller, Title Page and engraving of Niagara Falls
A guidebook to the U.S. Northeast that went through multiple editions between 1825 and 1850. Strip maps and area maps in each edition reflect the existing travel infrastructure. Comparing the 1825 and 1834 editions shows the arrival of the…

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This sketch map was prepared by John Steel, surveyor, with the help of Henry Walton, at the request of Simeon De Witt, and corrects De Witt's state map.

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A map of Saratoga County published in an atlas of New York State counties. This map shows the Kayaderosseras Patent plots as well as contemporary administrative districts. The newly separate towns of Saratoga and Saratoga Springs are clearly…

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A map of the course of the 1874 college regatta at Saratoga Springs that introduced a 4-page supplement to the New York Herald on the day of the race. Additional maps included were the course of the Springfield (MA) and Worcester (MA) courses.

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In 1893, wealthy Boston merchant Franklin Webster Smith, a regular summer resident of Saratoga Springs, established The Floral Festival Association of Saratoga Springs as part of his vision for "a greater Saratoga." Attempting to counter Saratoga's…

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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,…

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Index Map, Assessment Map of the Outside District of the City of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Samuel J. Mott's map of the newly-promoted City of Saratoga Springs highlights the two principal tax assessment areas, the inside and outside districts. These districts echoe the dividing line between the village and town of Saratoga Springs,…

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Samuel J. Mott's map of the newly-promoted City of Saratoga Springs highlights the two principal tax assessment areas, the inside and outside districts. These districts echoe the dividing line between the village and town of Saratoga Springs,…

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