Layout of Duluth; Town of Oneota Plat 1865; sawmill; creeks; Rice's Point; Superior Bay; meandered island; Indian graves; Indian camp; 5th west to Lake avenues; claim shanty; Luce's Dock Company; land office; Town of Portland Platted 1855; Washington Avenue; Vermilion Trail; Old Trading Post; Minnesota Point; Pine Street; floating island; tower; Lake Superior.
University of Minnesota Duluth, Kathryn A. Martin Library, Northeast Minnesota Historical Collections
This map of Duluth and the surrounding area as of 1865 was drawn by R.E. Carey based on old records and memoirs. The accompanying booklet, also by Carey, describes historical sites in Duluth, which are number coded on the map. Sites include early houses, a sawmill, a schoolhouse, an early brewery, the Vermilion Trail, and a stone quarry.
A Plat Book of the villages, cities and townships of the county, Map of the State, United States and World, Farmers Directory, Reference Business Directory and Departments devoted to general information. Analysis of the System of US Land Surveys, Digest of the System of Civil Governments and more.
Compiled and published by George A. Ogle & Company, Publishers and Engravers
Full title reads, "Standard Atlas of Blue Earth County, Minnesota, including a plat book of the villages, cities and townships of the county. Map of the state, United States and World. Patrons Directory, Reference Business Directory and Departments devoted to General Information. Analysis of the system of U. S. Land Surveys, digest of the system of civil government, etc. etc." Also includes business advertisements and photographs of some county officials, residents, and buildings.