historical topo map of Chicago, IL in 1891

1891 Map of Chicago

USGS Topo · Published 1891

This historical map portrays the area of Chicago in 1891, primarily covering Cook County as well as portions of Indiana. Featuring a scale of 1:62500, this map provides a highly detailed snapshot of the terrain, roads, buildings, counties, and historical landmarks in the Chicago region at the time. Published in 1891, it is the sole known edition of this map.

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Map Details

Date Portrayed1891
Date Published1891
PublisherU.S. Geological Survey
Map TypeTopographic
Scale1:62500
Physical Dimensions16.2 x 19.5 inches

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This is the sole edition of this map. No revisions or reprints were ever made.


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