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Undated Property Map With Porter Lots [Washington County], Benjamin E. Gardner, John Gardner Jan 1900

Undated Property Map With Porter Lots [Washington County], Benjamin E. Gardner, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Undated property map, with no scale, drawn in black ink on yellow vellum. The map location is not clearly identified though features include a body of water identified as “Cheputnecticook River” and a bend in Tomah Stream. Five lots, numbers 1, 2, 15, 29 and 30, are labeled with the name “Porter.” The map includes faint pencil notations suggesting names for streams.

From Gardner Family Papers, 1830-1939. John Gardner (1801-1888), was the principal surveyor in Calais, Maine. His son, Benjamin E. Gardner (1869-1939), a civil engineer and land surveyor took over for his father and worked most frequently with local ...


Undated Map On Vellum [Washington County], Rufus Putnam Jan 1900

Undated Map On Vellum [Washington County], Rufus Putnam

Maine Bicentennial

Undated property map with no identified scale, drawn in black ink on yellow vellum. Map includes designated lots for schools and churches. The map is not clearly identified but does include the notation, “No. 41” which may reference Township No. 41, which is located in Hancock County. The map also includes a body of water labeled, “Sabal Lake.”

From Gardner Family Papers, 1830-1939. John Gardner (1801-1888), was the principal surveyor in Calais, Maine. His son, Benjamin E. Gardner (1869-1939), a civil engineer and land surveyor took over for his father and worked most frequently with local attorneys doing land title ...


Undated Property Map, Washington County, Benjamin E. Gardner, John Gardner Jan 1900

Undated Property Map, Washington County, Benjamin E. Gardner, John Gardner

Maine Bicentennial

Undated property map, with no scale, drawn in black ink on yellow vellum. A white sticker with a red border is labeled, “Tshp 13.” Labeled bodies of water include Tomah Stream and Beaver Brook.

A handwritten map key includes the following information:

p—pine
d—hardwood
g—good land
h—heath
m—meadow
l—low land
S—sedan
b—burnt land
A—camp
x—local attraction
r—rocky

From Gardner Family Papers, 1830-1939. John Gardner (1801-1888), was the principal surveyor in Calais, Maine. His son, Benjamin E. Gardner (1869-1939), a civil engineer and land surveyor took over for his father ...