Map of the Niagara District in Upper Canada
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Historical map showing the Niagara District in Upper Canada, a section of land located between Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. Lincoln and Haldimand Counties are shown as well as the London District. Towns, villages, roads, bodies of water and waterways are labelled. Also shown on the map are Indian lands, forts such as Fort Niagara, Fort George and Fort Drummond, battle sites, and paths. Some houses are indicated with red markings and includes settlers names. The Niagara Escarpment is indicated with hachures and a road running at the top of the escarpment is labeled: “Road cut by Governor Simcoe.” Niagara Falls as well as the rapids north of Grand Island. Relief is shown by shading. Title information and a legend are in the bottom right corner. Text below the title reads: “by Lieutenant W A Nesfield drawn partly from Survey & from documents obtained from the Q: Mr. Gen.ls Department.”Date: 1815Authorship indicated: Lieutenant W.A. Nesfield.Scale: [ca. 1:259,127]Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-21587. Original map size 56 x 82 cm. Reproduction is available in Brock University MDGL. Call Number: G 3462 N53 1815 N47Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.