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Subject: [NEKEARNE] Nebraska Research Material Review
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2010 13:32:43 -0000
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The Official State Atlas of Nebraska Compiled from Government Surveys, County Records and Personal Investigations
Everts & Kirk; Philadelphia, PA 1885
The Official State Atlas of Nebraska, Everts & Kirk, 1885 is an abridged digital Atlas on CD that is presented in Adobe (PDF) Portable Document Format. All of the 1885 Nebraska county maps are included on this CD, as are 297 city and village plat maps from this period. Examples of some of the Atlas pages and the table of contents can be viewed by following the links below.
The Official State Atlas of Nebraska... includes maps of the following counties:
Adams, Antelope, Blaine, Boone, Brown, Buffalo, Burt, Butler, Cass, Cedar, Chase, Cherry, Cheyenne, Clay, Colfax, Cuming, Custer, Dakota, Dawes, Dawson, Dixon, Dodge, Douglas, Dundy, Fillmore, Franklin, Frontier, Furnas, Gage, Garfield, Gosper, Greeley, Hall, Hamilton, Harlan, Hayes, Hitchcock, Holt, Howard, Jefferson, Johnson, Kearney, Keith, Knox, Keya, Paha, Lancaster, Lincoln, Logan, Loup, Madison, Merrick, Nance, Nemaha, Nuckolls, Otoe,
Pawnee, Phelps, Pierce, Platte, Polk, Red, Willow, Richardson, Saline, Sarpy, Saunders, Seward, Sherman, Sheridan, Sioux, Stanton, Thayer, Valley, Washington, Wayne, Webster, Wheeler and York.
Individual county maps are useful for identifying 1885 Nebraska transportation routes, railroads, canals, streams and rivers, cities, towns and villages, and early Nebraska place names. One-room schoolhouses, churches, cemeteries, and other 19th century features are also included in the county maps.
The 297 Nebraska city, town and village plat maps in this Atlas are too numerous to mention here; however, these are listed on the web page below. These maps are detailed with some early property owners identified; industrial sites including a variety of stores, factories and mills; State and local government sites: courthouses, churches, schools, fair grounds, asylums & hospitals; and much more.
Download Table of Contents pages: (507K PDF)
The freely distributed Adobe Acrobat Reader is needed to view, zoom, pan and print from the PDF images contained in this book; and is included on each CD. No other software is necessary. The data has been created and configured using Adobe Acrobat for MS Windows (98, 98SE, XP, NT and 2000). The pages may be viewed in earlier versions of the software as well; and with current versions of the Adobe Reader on recent model Mac systems.
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