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Object ID 1992.001.0009
Object Name Map
Date 1855
Collection Map Collection
Title Colton's Florida
Scope & Content Map is of the counties of Florida from 1855. The map shows the main cities, roads, and railroads. It also shows many bodies of water such as lakes, rivers, swamp land, the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean. To the north of Florida the surrounding states of Georgia and Alabama are labeled. The counties on this map are in the different colors of either pink, yellow, light green, or orange. On the top right hand corner of the maps is a legend or "explanations." On the bottom left hand corner of the maps is an inset of the Florida Keys. The map is printed on white paper with colored ink. Map is very similar to "Johnson's Florida Map," printed in 1863.
Condition Good
Size 18.5" x 15.25"
Condition Notes No signs of wear. Cardboard is turning brown only along the edges.
Dates of Creation 1855
People Colton, J. H.
Search Terms Keys
Florida
Map of Florida
Maps
Forts
Railroads
Roads