|Description: This detail of a 1888 map shows county lines and county seats current to the period, major towns and cities, and railroad routes and stations. This detail also shows connecting steamship lines to New Orleans and Key West. Detailed view includes parts of DeSoto and Lee counties. The Township and Range survey grid is shown extending from the Tallahassee Base Line and the Tallahassee Meridian. The Townships are subdivided into sections, and those sections offered for sale by the land department of the South Florida R.R. Company are shown in green, including "The Orange Belt Route, its branches & connectors, 3,000,000 acres of land." Map scale is 1:633,600. |
Place Names: 1880-1899, Brownsville, Arcadia, Nocateo, Fort Ogden, Cleveland, Punta Gorda
ISO Topic Categories: boundaries, inlandWaters, oceans, transportation
Keywords: Detail - A new sectional map of Florida, physical, political, transportation, physical features, major political subdivisions, county borders, local jurisdictions, railroads, boundaries, inlandWaters, oceans, transportation, Unknown,1888
Source: L. O. Garrett, (Buffalo, NY: Matthews-Northrup Company, 1888)
Map Credit: Courtesy of the Special Collections Department, University of South Florida.