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Borough of Danielsonville in Towns of Killingly and Brooklyn
1869
Surveyor:Surveyed by Ormando Willis Gray , American, born 1829
Printer:Printed by Kellogg & Bulkeley , American, 1867 - 1990
Publisher:Published by Chauncey G. Keeney , American, about 1810 - 1888
Lithography; black printer's ink and watercolor on wove paper
Primary Dimensions (image height x width): 28 x 17 1/8in. (71.1 x 43.5cm) Sheet (height x width): 28 1/2 x 18 1/4in. (72.4 x 46.4cm)
Credit Line: Connecticut Historical Society collection
Gallery Copy: In 1854, Danielsonville became a borough combining the villages of Danielsonville, Westville, and Tiffany. In 1895, its name was officially shortened to Danielson, the name it goes by today. This map was part of an atlas of Windham and Tolland Counties printed and published in Hartford in 1869.
Description: Map of the borough of Danielsonville as it spans the towns of Killingly and Brooklyn, Connecticut. Killingly, colored yellow, is shown from Westfield Cemetery to the north, Broad Street to the east, the Quinebaug River to the south, and Maple Street to the west. The Norwich and Worcester Railroad line runs north-south through Killingly. Brooklyn, colored red, is on the other side of the river. Danielsonville is located primarily in Killingly, near the river. Roads are labeled and lined with residences and businesses, which are labeled with the owner's name or the name of the business. On the left side is a directory of Danielsonville that contains listings for attornies, agents, the bank, druggists, physicians and dentists, merchants and dealers, a jeweler, an engineer, manufacturers, hotels, the sheriff, milliners, carpenters and builders, painters, a photographer, a blacksmith and a collector.
Cartographic Note: Scale: 1 inch equals 20 rods
Inscription: Recto, top right corner, printed in black ink: "8" Left side, printed in black ink: "BOROUGH / OF / DANIELSONVILLE / IN TOWNS OF / KILLINGLY AND BROOKLYN" Bottom right, printed in black ink: "9"
Object Number: 2006.123.0
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