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Franklin County, 1850

Franklin County

Title: Franklin County
Projection: Unknown
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Description: This detail of a 1850 map from the New Universal Atlas shows towns, forts, roads, canals, major rivers and lakes in Franklin County. The map is very similar to the 1839 map from Tanner's Universal Atlas. There are references to forts, battlefields, and routes used by the Army during the Seminole War. Franklin County spans the large mouth of the Apalachicola River.
Place Names: Franklin, Fort Gadsden, Apalchicola, Saint Georges Islands, Dog Island, Vincent's Island, Saint Vincent Island, Iola, Apalachicola
ISO Topic Categories: boundaries, inlandWaters, oceans, society, transportation
Keywords: Franklin County, physical, political, transportation, historical, physical features, county borders, roads, other military, boundaries, inlandWaters, oceans, society, transportation, Unknown,1850
Source: Samuel Augustus Mitchell, A New Universal Atlas (Philadelphia, PA: Thomas, Cowperthwait & Co., 1850) 21
Map Credit: Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman
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