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HST113: US History to 1877 Civic Learning (Worthington): Problem 4: Lower Freetown

Early Fall River, Lower Freetown Maps

The Lafayette Durfee Foundation is looking for any information on the early layout of Fall River, then known as Lower Freetown. 

The Foundation has a map dating to 1812, but we'll be seeing if we can find anything earlier.

From the City of Fall River

The City of Fall River notes on it's website that limited historical land use maps may be available.

The Library of Congress

The Library of Congress may be essential to your search.

Where to Start

The Massachusetts Historical Society has the largest collection of historic Massachusetts maps.  Starting there would be a good idea.  They have digital collections, but you may want to contact them.

The Fall River Historical Society also has a collection of maps in their Ephemera collection.