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Title: Alberton, Prince Edward Island : : Population 1500. Hand Engine. 400' Hose. Water Supply: Brook & 1 Tank. Oct. 1888
Date Created: 188810
Date Issued: 1888
Name: Chas. E. Goad
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Name: Chas. E. Goad, Civil Engineer
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Abstract: This is a fire insurance plan of the town of Alberton concentrating on two blocks of Main Street from Church Street to Argyle Street. A key plan in the lower left corner provides context. The map was created in 1888 and revised to 1910. The map shows streets names, numbered town blocks and buildings. It indicates the street numbers of buildings and their height in storeys. The buildings are colour-coded according to construction materials and/or use. A key on the left edge of the map explains the colour coding and symbols (used to depict architectural features). Labels on some buildings indicate their use, eg. General Store, Post Office, Cobbler, Storage, etc. The map shows street widths measured in feet. It lists firefighting equipment and water sources. Part of Dock Creek is shown. The map and the key plan have compass roses with north arrows.
Identifier: 4458_s6
Physical Description
  • 1 map: col.; 53 x 63 cm.
  • Paper map on cloth backing. The map has paper sections glued onto the original for the purpose of adding revisions. The map is a page bound into the book of Prince Edward Island fire insurance maps issued by Chas. E. Goad.
  • This is a fire insurance map of the town of Alberton concentrating on two blocks of Main Street from Church Street to Argyle Street. A key plan in the lower left corner provides context (scale 500 feet to one inch). The main map shows streets names, numbered blocks and buildings. It indicates the street numbers of buildings and their height in storeys. The buildings are colour-coded according to construction materials and/or use. A key on the left edge of the map explains the colour coding and symbols (used to depict architectural features). Labels on some buildings indicate their use, eg. General Store, Post Office, Cobbler, Storage, etc. The map shows street widths measured in feet. It lists firefighting equipment and water sources. Part of Dock Creek is shown. The main map and the key plan have compass roses with north arrow.
  • Scale: Map: 50 feet/inch. Key plan: 500 feet/inch.
  • 46.811589, -64.064434
Topic: Towns and Villages
Topic: Cities
Country: Canada
Province: Prince Edward Island
County: Prince
City: Alberton
City Section: Main Street
Use and Reproduction: This material is provided for research, education, and private use only. For all other uses, please contact the Public Archives and Records Office of Prince Edward Island. All responsibilities for copyright are the responsibility of the user.
Restrictions on Access: There are no access restrictions on this content.
Physical Location: P.E.I. Public Archives and Records Office