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Washington County, 1850

Washington County

Title: Washington 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 Washington 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. The major water features of the area are the Choctawhatchee Bay, the Chipola River, and the Saint Andrews Bay.
Place Names: Washington, Holmes Valley, Holmes Creek, Vallombrusa, Cedar Bluff, Choctawhatchee Bay, Cedar Bay, Saint Andrews Bay, Saint Andrews Inlet, Saint Andrews Island, Chipola River, Apalachicola,
ISO Topic Categories: boundaries, inlandWaters, oceans, society, transportation
Keywords: Washington 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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