Island Imagined



Title: Charlottetown P.E.I. : : July 1903
Date Created: 190307
Date Issued: 1888
Name: Chas. E. Goad
Name: Chas. E. Goad, Civil Engineer
Abstract: This is Page 16 of 20 pages of fire insurance maps of Charlottetown. It was created in 1903 and revised to either 1910 or 1917. It contains two (2) maps, showing two (2) different areas of the city. The larger map shows the west end of the downtown, below Grafton Street, and part of the harbour. The smaller map to the bottom left shows part of Elm Avenue/Malpeque Road (University Avenue) from the vicinity of Kirkwood Drive and Allan (Allen) Street down to Connolly Street. The maps show numbered city blocks and the buildings situated on them, the street numbers of the buildings and their heights in storeys. Buildings are colour-coded according to construction materials and/or use. (See Page 1 of the Charlottetown maps for a key explaining the colours, as well as symbols, which are used to identify architectural features.) Labels on some buildings indicate their use. The maps show street widths measured in feet. Locations of hydrants are indicated by blue circles. The maps have compasses with north arrows and line scales in feet.
Identifier: 4458_s6
Physical Description
  • 2 maps on 1 page: col.; Larger map is 53 x 63 cm.; smaller map is 23 x 44 cm.
  • Paper on cloth backing. The maps have paper sections glued onto the original material for the purpose of adding revisions. The maps comprise a page bound into the book of Prince Edward Island fire insurance maps issued by Chas. E. Goad. This is one of 20 pages showing Charlottetown.
  • Scale: Larger map: 50 feet/inch; Smaller map: 100 feet/inch
Topic: Cities
Topic: Towns and Villages
Topic: Royalties
Country: Canada
Province: Prince Edward Island
County: Queens
City: Charlottetown
City Section: western downtown
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Physical Location: P.E.I. Public Archives and Records Office