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 19 of 20 pages of fire insurance maps of Charlottetown. It was created in 1903 and revised to either 1910 or 1917. It shows the area from Grafton Street to Water Street, between Weymouth and Edward streets. The map shows 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.) Some buildings have labels indicating their use. Features on this map include the Davis & Fraser pork packing plant; the electric light station of the Charlottetown Light & Power Co.; and the part of the P.E.I Railway, including the station and platforms. The map shows part of the Hillsborough River, outlined in blue. It shows the locations of hydrants, indicated by blue circles. The map has a compass with north arrow.
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. It is one of 20 pages showing Charlottetown.
  • Scale: [appears to be] 50 feet/inch.
Topic: Cities
Topic: Towns and Villages
Topic: Royalties
Topic: Railways
Country: Canada
Province: Prince Edward Island
County: Queens
City: Charlottetown
City Section: eastern downtown
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Physical Location: P.E.I. Public Archives and Records Office