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Le-Canada,-ou-Nouvelle-France.jpg
Full title of the map is "Le Canada, ou Nouvelle France, la Floride, la Virginie, Pensilvanie, Caroline, Nouvelle Angleterre et Nouvelle Yorck, l'Isle de Terre Neuve, la Louisiane, et le cours de la riviere de Misisipi." The title turns out to be…

Town-of-Caledonia--1872.jpg
F. W. Beers map shows streams, roads & railroads, subdivisions, schools & school districts, and principal landowners. The image resolution is intended for web viewing rather than reproduction.

Caledonia-Aerial--small.jpg
Aerial panorama of Caledonia, NY was published by Burleigh Litho of Troy, NY. According to John William Reps, Lucien R. Burleigh was responsible—whether as artist or publisher—for some 228 lithographic city views (it is possible, even likely that the…

Monroe-County-1829--small.jpg
Early map of area settlement shows mills, principal roads, churches, etc.

Burr Map 1840--jpeg.jpg
Detail from David H. Burr's "Map of the County of Livingston" shows the location of five different mills via icon. Captions have been added to identify their names.

Indian-Landing.jpg
1829 map depicts at bottom center the primary water access to Genesee Valley from Lake Ontario, via Irondequoit Bay (here mislabeled as "Teoronto"). Nearby was the early colonial settlement of Tryon. At top center, a ferry route is indicated across…

Retsof-Mine-Detail--1904.jpg
Detail from "New Century Atlas" shows Retsof Mine and related infrastructure, along with area schools, farms, and churches. Just to the northwest of mine is an area of (segregated) housing built for employees that was known as "Little Italy."

Geneseo-Sewer-1902--North-Main.jpg
Detail from 1902 map of Geneseo shows sewer line following the course of a creek at north Main Street, calling into question whether a tunnel really was for the purposes of the Underground Railroad

Town-of-Caledonia--1902.jpg
"New Century Atlas" map shows streams, streets & railroads, canals, schools, major landholders, and (in red) the names of larger farms. Also included is the nearby reservation of Canawaugus. The image resolution is intended for web viewing rather…

2012 Farm Acreage.tiff
Based upon data from the 2012 USDA "Agriculture Census" for New York state, this map shows how the counties of Orleans, Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, and Wayne all retain valuable farmland that is in danger of being lost through unmindful…
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