“COUNTIES OF SANGAMON, MACOUPIN, MONTGOMERY,” Chicago: Warner, Higgins & Beers, c. 1871. Lithographed map with original hand-coloring. (Image: 16 5/8 X 13 5/8’’)
This colorful and highly detailed map names and delineates the counties, and shows the districts with their boundaries delineated and in contrasting colors. Topographical features are shown, and numerous waterways and railways are identified.The capital city of Springfield, Towns, Townships, County Seats, Post Offices, major roads and railroads (both “finished” and “projected”) are identified! A detailed view of the counties in the early 1870’s.