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Old Map of the Cape Cod Canal
1827 "Survey for Proposed Cape Cod Canal"
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Old Cape Cod Canal Survey Plan - 1827
1829  (1827) Map            Original size  31" x 72"       Drawn by the "Board of Internal Improvements" for the US Congress
We have edited the original scan from the National Archives to improve the appearance of this map.
This map is notable for the several cross section details and for the proposed "Regulating Tide Locks" at either end of the canal.  
Old Cape Cod Canal Surveys Old Cape Cod Canal Surveys
The Proposed Canal entrance at Buzzards Bay from the 1827 map.   
Old Cape Cod Canal Surveys
Detail showing a profile of the proposed canal. Detail of the 1827 map showing the road to Plymouth.
 
Old Cape Cod Canal Surveys 
Here is an overlay showing where the Sagamore Bridge (& etc) fits onto the old map. 
 
 
 


Revised: 08/22/17
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