No.17. Niagara. Plan of the Military Reserve, total of content called 479 acres
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AbstractHistoric map showing the Village of Niagara (present day Niagara-on-the-Lake). North is oriented to the bottom right. Explanatory text below the title reads: “The Yellow and Green shade shews the extent of ground given to the Niagara Harbour and Dock Company by Act of Parliament passed 16th March 1831. The Green having always remained in possession of the Ordnance.” The Niagara River is shown at east. Fort Mississauga, the Ruins of Fort George and the layout of (the new) Fort George are shown. An “Old Guard House” is indicated adjacent to land and buildings which are labelled: “Royal Engr. Premises”. Main streets are shown and labelled. Land granted to religious organizations are noted as is the location of the town market. Other granted portions of land are indicated. Further south is Butlers Barracks, Commandants Quarters and a hospital. The map is signed by R. I. Pilkington, Draftsman. Relief is shown by hachures and shading.
Authorship indicated: Henry Vavasour, R. I. Pilkington. Lithographed by J. G. Kelly.
Scale: [ca. 1:5,657]
Digital reproduction: Library and Archives Canada, National Map Collection: NMC-4212. Original map size 31 x 62 cm. Black and white copy available in the Map, Data and GIS Library at Call Number: G 3464 N55 R4 1851 V38.
Georeferenced and modified by Map, Data and GIS Library, Brock University.
Described in: Mapping Upper Canada, 1780-1867 / Joan Winearls. 1991. Reference no.: 175 (no.17)