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1874 Maps of Pennsylvania and Scranton by
Mitchell, Drawn and Engraved by W. H. Gamble, Philadelphia.
Eastern section of Pennsylvania, enlarged 150% (413 KB), Click
map to see
of Pennsylvania, enlarged
200%, that now is Lackawanna County and surrounding counties.
Scranton map (182
KB) showing the numbered ward boundaries,
as well as the
location of Forest Hill and Dunmore Cemeteries (upper right corner),
the railroad lines. Note that Providence is in the upper left corner,
Park is the lower left section, and Dunmore is the yellow area at the
right. Just above Dunmore is Marion Avenue with Green Ridge Avenue
it. The section of streets between these two avenues is labeled "Green
Ridge" on the map.
Geological map of Lackawanna
County (265 KB).
Besides the location of the coal,
this map shows major cities, the township boundaries and names, and the
Prior to September 1840
This map accompanied a fifteen page article titled, "The Territory of
Scranton Immediately Prior to the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Co.
Purchase." By Edward Merrifield, October 1895. In addition to Scranton,
detail of Providence Corners and Hyde Park Corners is shown. Slocum
Hollow is labeled to the left of the right section.
Click the image for a larger version, Click Here,
for a 2 MB version.
Development Map From an Ad
Topographical map of Scranton,
and most of Lackawanna County,
in 1889. This is a U.S. Geological Survey Reconnaissance Map done in
and reprinted, February 1909. Besides land contours and elevations,
railroad lines and major city streets are shown.
Because of it's size it is scanned in four
top left to top right and then bottom left and bottom right. Each
overlaps the previous and will print on a single sheet of paper. They
about 250 KB each.
Section 1; Section
2; Section 3;
The above map enlarged to show all the
detail in eight sections.
Each of these is a larger graphic (
about 600 KB) than
the first, and will take time to download.
Top Row: Section
1; Section 2;
3; Section 4
Bottom Row: Section 5; Section
6; Section 7;
City of Scranton 1899
Smaller sections - good for slow
connections and for printing:
||This map is by A. B.
Dunning, Jr., Street Commissioner,
copyrighted by Julius Bien & Co. N. Y. It shows the wards,
schools, churches, municipal buildings, collieries, culm piles, larger
manufacturing sites, larger cemeteries, and other prominent features.
is enlarged to show detail. Because the orientation is not north and
south, the image at the left is provided as a guide.
a full size of the whole map, pieced together from six overlapping
scans, there are two options. Some things along the overlaps may not be
legible - see the individual sections.
Very large (created from the large sections below) click here
- about 3.5 MB
Reduced version of the above, click here - about 1.5 MB
Top Row A: Section 1;
2; Section 3;
4; Section 5;
6; Section 7;
Middle Row B: Section 9;
10; Section 11;
12; Section 13;
14; Section 15;
Bottom Row C: Section 17;
18; Section 19;
20; Section 21;
22; Section 23;
Larger (over a megabyte each) sections:
Top Row A: Section
Middle Row B: Section
Bottom Row C: Section
Rand McNally Parcel Post Map
of PA 1912
Eastern portion of Pennsylvania
County centered (246 KB).
map trimmed for printing. The numbers in red refer to the
lines. The keys to these numbers (not all numbers were used) are: 1
to 71; 74-134;
Electric Lines are shown as a solid red line with dots.
Rand McNally 1912
Map of Eastern
Pennsylvania - showing a few more counties than above.
Bungalow Park, Scranton,
and Ransom Townships
(275 KB), 1912, showing the location of
the villages, roads,
school districts, creeks and the altitude above sea level. Ransom
is No. 1 School, and Mount Dewey, No. 5 School. From History
of Newton and Ransom Townships, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania,
J. B. Stephens, 1912. Click
smaller image that is easier to print.
Myron Kasson in the Second Ward [Providence / Bull's Head] of the City
of Scranton, Pa., Oct. 1916.
Click the image for a larger size. Click
for an image twice that.
Scale: 40'=1". This drawing on velum shows some of the buildings in the
triangle of property between Providence Road, North Main Avenue and
Hawkes Place. The proposed street was never added. Scan by
Pieroth, copyright April 2010.
1919 AAA PA City Maps
Enlarged maps of Scranton,
map images are copyrighted 2000-2013 by
External Map Links
City of Scranton, Pennsylvania 1877
Atlas of Surveys of the City of Scranton
& Borough of Dunmore, P.A. 1898
City of Scranton 1918
City of Scranton 1929
1918, and 1929 City of Scranton Comparison Maps
Lackawanna County Highlighted Google Map
- Zoom In
County Place Names - Links to Current Maps, Photos, etc. From
Origins of Town and Place Names of
Search USGS (GNIS) Geographic
Names Information System
Digital Map Project
Topographic Map of Scranton - with Political Features - Can
County - Minor Civil Divisions Reference Map
Map of PA with Counties Outlined
Map of Scranton - good detail
of Congress Map Collections
to the Lackawanna County
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