The Hudson Highlands, 1776

Detail of the Hudson Highlands from Thomas Jeffreys' magnificent map, The Provinces of New York, and New Jersey; with part of Pensilvania, and the Province of Quebec. Drawn by Major Holland, Engraved by Thomas Jefferys, Geographer to His Majesty. Corrected and Improved, from the Original Materials, by Governr. Pownall, Member of Parliament 1776. London. Printed … Continue reading The Hudson Highlands, 1776

The “Mannor of Cortland,” 1779

Detail from the 1779 map titled "A chorographical map of the Province of New-York in North America, divided into counties, manors, patents and townships; exhibiting likewise all the private grants of land made and located in that Province; compiled from actual surveys deposited in the Patent Office at New York, by order of His Excellency … Continue reading The “Mannor of Cortland,” 1779

Croton Area in 1776

Detail from the map A plan of the country from Frogspoint to Croton River shewing the positions of the American and British armies from the 12th of October 1776 until the engagement on the White Plains on the 28th. Since this map was made for military purposed it notes the location of Croton Ferry, at … Continue reading Croton Area in 1776