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Map of the city of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

SS-1927ca-Lester.jpg

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Title

Map of the city of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Map Item Type Metadata

Creator - Individual

Lester, Charles F. (C.F.L.)

Creator - Organization

Lester Bros.

Date Depicted (Display)

ca. 1927

Date Published (Display)

ca. 1927

Caption

"Top left of map:'furnished by the mayor,' 'Carded Feb. 5, 1927[1].'"
"Top right of map: '1930' E.D." [Electoral Districts?]
"Bottom right of map:' no now is 8 election districts. No change in territory.'"
"Bottom left of map: 'Saratoga Springs City incorporated and made coextensive with Saratoga springs town June 22, 1915'"

Abstract (& Historical Note)

This map depicts the city of Saratoga Springs in the mid- 1920's. The mapped area is situated right inside the corporation lines of the city. The map is interesting in that it depicts the election zones in the inner part of the city which is divided into eight zones at this time.
The map also includes the names of each street within the inside area of the city. i.e. Griswold St.
Routes are depicted heading out of Saratoga from the downtown area to places such as Johnstown, Corinth, Glens Falls, Schuylerville, etc.
Map depicts three different railways running through the city.
The map depicts major areas of interest within the city such as churches, prominent hotels, and government buildings such as City Hall. This map does not include properties of individuals or any sort of property lines within the inner district of the city.

Repository

Geography and Map Division, Library of Congress

Scope

City

Type

City Plan
Outline maps

Theme

Cities and Towns
Transportation
Infrastructure and Communication

Subject - Details

Public works (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)-- water works, water supply
St. Clement's Church (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
High Rock Park (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Congress Park (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Recreation-- Athletic Field
Saratoga Race Course (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga Golf Club (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga Hospital (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.)--Adirondack Division
Boston and Maine Railroad
Delaware and Hudson Railroad Corporation (D &H, R.R.)-- receiving and distribution
Post Office (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Church-- Presbyterian
Adirondack Trust Co. (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Elks Club (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
City Hall (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga National Bank (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Church-- Methodist
Church-- Episcopalian
Church-- Baptist
Worden Hotel (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Boston and Maine Freight Depot
Saratoga Springs High School (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.)
St. Peter's Catholic Cemetery (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Washington Baths (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Lincoln Baths (Saratoga Springs, N.Y.)
Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)--Corporation Line

Subject - Geographic

Loughberry Lake (N.Y. : Lake)
Saratoga County (N.Y.)
Saratoga Springs (N.Y.)

Subject - Organization

Saratoga Racing Association

Publisher

Lester Brothers, Inc.

Record Creation Date

6/19/2014

Citation

“Map of the city of Saratoga Springs, N.Y. ,” Skidmore Saratoga Memory Project, accessed July 21, 2024, https://ssmp.skidmore.edu/document/46.

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