These maps are
valuable today for their charm and historic information like the locations of old roads, house sites and
Here are excerpts from the Freeport 1906
We have assembled all 182 maps in one easy to use
The old topos each cover an area of about
6 x 9 miles (15' of latitude and longitude). Most are quite
attractive, in part because they are less detailed than the
modern USGS maps.
Our goal here is to assemble all the
maps in one easy-to access location, and to offer
the oldest versions of each map we could find*.
* Our source for these maps is the USGS web site, which, as
of 2013, has all of the Maine USGS maps on-line. On our site
access is much easier. And we provide a
simple Index Map to all the
Maine "quads". Also, we have "cleaned up" the
maps by removing accession stamps and other flaws so they
will make better looking prints.